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ABCHASIË (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of ABKHAZIA.
ABCHAZIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of ABKHAZIA.
ABOE DHABI (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Abu Dhabi.
ABONDANCE (Political Subdivision) French
ABUZABI (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Abu Dhabi.
AÇE (Political Subdivision) Turkish
Turkish form of ACEH.
AĆEH (Political Subdivision) Serbian
Serbian form of ACEH.
AÇEH (Political Subdivision) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of ACEH.
AČEH (Political Subdivision) Czech
Czech form of ACEH.
ACÉH (Political Subdivision) Indonesian, Balinese, Sundanese
Balinese and Sundanese form of ACEH.
ACÈH (Political Subdivision) Indonesian, Acehnese, Javanese
Acehnese and Javanese form of ACEH.
ACEH (Political Subdivision) Indonesian, Buginese, Malay, Minangkabau, Danish, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog
From Acehnese Acèh, meaning uncertain. A popular backronym states that it is derived from Indonesian Arab, Cina, Eropa, Hindia meaning "Arab, China, Europe, Indies" referring to the groups and regions that have historically influenced the people of Aceh... [more]
AČEHA (Political Subdivision) Latvian
Latvian form of ACEH.
AČEHAS (Political Subdivision) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of ACEH.
ACHEH (Political Subdivision) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of ACEH.
ACHEHI (Political Subdivision) Georgian
Georgian form of ACEH.
ACHEKH (Political Subdivision) Belarusian, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Russian, and Ukrainian form of ACEH.
ACHÉM (Political Subdivision) Portuguese
Portuguese form of ACEH.
ACHEX (Political Subdivision) Uzbek
Uzbek form of ACEH.
AÇORES (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese, Catalan, French
Portuguese form of AZORES, which has been adopted into Catalan and French.
ADANA (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Turkish
City and province in TURKEY.
ADIGEJA (Political Subdivision) Bosnian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Bosnian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, and Slovene form of ADYGEA.
ADIGEYA (Political Subdivision) Crimean Tatar
Crimean Tatar form of ADYGEA.
ADIGHE (Political Subdivision) Georgian
Georgian form of ADYGEA.
ADIGHEYEH (Political Subdivision) Persian
Persian form of ADYGEA.
ADIGUÈSIA (Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of ADYGEA.
ADYGEA (Political Subdivision) English, Indonesian, Malay, Tagalog
From Russian Адыгея (Adygeya), which is from Adyghe адыгэ (adyge), the endonym of the Circassian (Adyghe) people. The ethnic name is of uncertain meaning, though it may mean "mountain between seas" or "mountain by the sea"... [more]
ADYGEJA (Political Subdivision) Danish, German, Norwegian, Polish
Danish, German, Norwegian, and Polish form of ADYGEA.
ADYGEYA (Political Subdivision) Kazakh, Russian
Kazakh and Russian form of ADYGEA.
ADYGEYCHO (Political Subdivision) Chechen
From адыгей (adygey), the Chechen name for the Circassian (Adyghe) people, combined with the suffix -чоь (-cho) meaning "place of". This is the Chechen name for Adygea.
ADYGUÉE (Political Subdivision) French
French form of ADYGEA.
AKERSHUS (Political Subdivision) Norwegian
The Norwegian fylke of Akershus is names after Akershus Fortress, meaning "the (fortified) house of (the district) Aker." Aker used to be a Norwegian municipality, but it is now an area in OSLO.... [more]
ALABAMA (Political Subdivision) English
Name of a state in the United States, from the name of the Native American tribe Alabama meaning "thick cutters," from Choctaw albah "medicinal plants" and amo "to clear".
ALASKA (Political Subdivision) English
Derived from Russian Аляска (Alyaska), which in turn is derived from Aleut alaxsxaq meaning "object to which the action of the sea is directed". Alaska is the largest of the 50 American states, located northwest of the United States mainland and bordering CANADA.
ALBERTA (Political Subdivision) English
Name of one of the 12 provinces in CANADA, named after Princess Louise Caroline Alberta (1848–1939), the fourth daughter of Victoria, Queen of Canada, and Albert, Prince Consort.
ALTAI (Political Subdivision & Mountain) English, Mongolian, Russian, Altai, Kazakh
Combination of Mongolian алт (alt) meaning "gold" and тай (tay) meaning "with" (wholly meaning "the mountain with gold"). The Altai Republic is a federal subject north of Mongolia in Russia... [more]
ALTAY (Political Subdivision & Mountain) Russian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Russian, Kazakh, and Kyrgyz form of ALTAI.
AMPOU DAMPI (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Abu Dhabi.
ANADYR (Political Subdivision) Russian (Archaic)
Although the town itself has only been in existence for just over a century, the origins of the name Anadyr are much older. The name initially derives from the Yukaghir word "any-an" meaning "river"
AN CABHÁN (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of CAVAN.
ANDALUCÍA (Political Subdivision) Spanish
Spanish form of Andalusia.
ANDALUSIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Andalusia.
ANDALUSIEN (Political Subdivision) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Andalusia.
AN DÚN (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of DOWN.
AN MHÍ (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of MEATH.
ANSONIA (Political Subdivision) English
An eponymous city in Connecticut's Naugatuck River Valley named for founder Anson Green Phelps. In the 19th and early 20th centuries Ansonia was an manufacturing hub; one successful business was the Ansonia Clock Company, which sold world-wide... [more]
ANTRIM (Political Subdivision) Irish
County in Northern Ireland, meaning 'lone ridge'.
ANZIO (Political Subdivision) Italian
City on the shore of Italy. In Roman times it was known as Antium.
AOBA (Political Subdivision) Japanese
From Japanese 青 (ao) meaning "blue, green" and 葉 (ha) meaning "leaf".
AONTROIM (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of ANTRIM.
AOSAITI (Political Subdivision & Region) Chinese
Chinese form of OSSETIA.
AOSETIYA (Political Subdivision & Region) Taiwanese
Chinese form of OSSETIA chiefly used in Taiwan.
ARAABIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Estonian
Estonian form of ARABIA.
ARABETI (Political Subdivision & Region) Georgian
Georgian form of ARABIA.
ARÁBIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Hungarian, Portuguese, Slovak
Hungarian, Portuguese and Slovak form of ARABIA.
ARABÍA (Political Subdivision & Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of ARABIA.
ARABIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman, Basque, English, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish
Of Semitic origin, but the precise meaning is uncertain, as the root word has many possible meanings in the Semitic languages.... [more]
ARÁBIE (Political Subdivision & Region) Czech
Czech form of ARABIA.
ARABIE (Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of ARABIA.
ARABIË (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of ARABIA.
ARABIEN (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Danish, German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of ARABIA.
ARĀBIJA (Political Subdivision & Region) Latvian
Latvian form of ARABIA.
ARABIJA (Political Subdivision & Region) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of ARABIA.
ARABIYA (Political Subdivision & Region) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of ARABIA.
ARAVIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Greek
Greek form of ARABIA.
ARAVIYA (Political Subdivision & Region) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of ARABIA.
ARCÁDIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of ARCADIA.
ARCADIE (Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of ARCADIA.
ARCADIË (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of ARCADIA.
ARD MHACHA (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of ARMAGH.
AREQUIPA (Political Subdivision) Spanish (Latin American)
Legend says it comes from Ari-quepay "(let's) stay here" in Quechua.
ARIZONA (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, originally as the name of a breakaway Confederate region of southern New Mexico, organized roughly along modern lines as a U.S. territory in 1863. From Spanish Arizonac, probably from a local name among the O'odham (Piman) people meaning "having a little spring"... [more]
ARKAADIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Estonian
Estonian form of ARCADIA.
ARKÁDIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Slovak
Slovak form of ARCADIA.
ARKÁDIE (Political Subdivision & Region) Czech
Czech form of ARCADIA.
ARKADIEN (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Danish, German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of ARCADIA.
ARKĀDIJA (Political Subdivision & Region) Latvian
Latvian form of ARCADIA.
ARKADIJA (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of ARCADIA.
ARKADIYA (Political Subdivision & Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of ARCADIA.
ARKANSAS (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, from the French pronunciation of the Quapaw people who lived on the Arkansas River.
ARMAGH (Political Subdivision) Irish
A county in IRELAND. Means "Macha height", 'macha' was an ancient Irish goddess.
AROUMPA (Political Subdivision & Island) Greek
Greek form of ARUBA.
ARTSAKH (Political Subdivision) Armenian
The Republic of Artsakh (Armenian: Արցախի Հանրապետություն, Artsakhi Hanrapetut'yun), or simply Artsakh, also known by its second official name, the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, is a breakaway de facto state in the South Caucasus that is internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan... [more]
ARUBA (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
An island in the Caribbean Sea that is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
ASORE (Political Subdivision & Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of AZORES.
ASTURIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of ASTURIAS.
ASTURIEN (Political Subdivision) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of ASTURIAS.
ATJEH (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans, Dutch
Afrikaans and Dutch form of ACEH.
AUST-AGDER (Political Subdivision) Norwegian
From the Nynork word aust "east" and the place name agder. It means "the eastern part of Agder."... [more]
AYAN (Political Subdivision) Russian
notable persons
AZERBAYCAN (Political Subdivision) Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Kurdish, Turkish
Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Kurdish, and Turkish form of AZERBAIJAN.
AZORAI (Political Subdivision & Region) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of AZORES.
AZOREN (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, German, Luxembourgish
Dutch, German and Luxembourgish form of AZORES.
AZORENE (Political Subdivision & Region) Norwegian
Norwegian form of AZORES.
AZORERNA (Political Subdivision & Region) Swedish
Swedish form of AZORES.
AZORERNE (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish
Danish form of AZORES.
AZORES (Political Subdivision & Region) English, Greek, Indonesian, Malay, Spanish, Tagalog
From Portuguese Açores meaning "goshawks", the plural of açor meaning "goshawk". This is the name of an archipelago located in the North Atlantic Ocean and one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal.
AZORI (Political Subdivision & Region) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of AZORES.
AZORIT (Political Subdivision & Region) Finnish
Finnish form of AZORES.
AZORLAR (Political Subdivision & Region) Turkish
Turkish form of AZORES.
AZORY (Political Subdivision & Region) Czech, Polish, Slovak
Czech, Polish and Slovak form of AZORES.
AZZORRE (Political Subdivision & Region) Italian
Italian form of AZORES.
BACHKIRIE (Political Subdivision) French
French form of BASHKIRIA.
BACTRIË (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Bactria.
BAIXKORTOSTAN (Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of BASHKORTOSTAN.
BAKTRIEN (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Bactria.
BALI (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian, Balinese, Acehnese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Kazakh, Latvian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
Derived from Sanskrit बलि (bali) meaning "offering, tribute". This is the name of an island and province in Indonesia.
BANGSAMORO (Political Subdivision) Filipino, Maguindanao, Maranao, Cebuano, Ilocano, Tagalog, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Malay, Portuguese, Serbian, Turkish
From Malay bangsa meaning "nation, country, race" combined with Moro, the collective term for the thirteen predominantly Muslim ethnic groups of the Philippines, which is ultimately of Spanish origin... [more]
BANTEN (Political Subdivision) Indonesian, Sundanese, Acehnese, Balinese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from the Sundanese and Bantenese phrase katiban inten meaning "struck down by diamonds", which was used to describe the spead of Islam in the region in the 15th century... [more]
BASHIKE'ERTUOSITAN (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of BASHKORTOSTAN.
BASHKIRETI (Political Subdivision) Georgian
Georgian form of BASHKORTOSTAN.
BASHKIRIA (Political Subdivision) English
From Russian Башкирия (Bashkiriya) which is from башкир (bashkir), the Russian name for the Bashkir people. This is another name for BASHKORTOSTAN, a republic in Russia.
BASHKIRIYA (Political Subdivision) Russian
Russian form of BASHKIRIA.
BASHKORTOSTAN (Political Subdivision) Abkhaz, Bulgarian, Buryat, English, Hebrew, Indonesian, Komi, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Ossetian, Russian, Tatar, Ukrainian, Yakut
From Bashkir Башҡортостан (Bashqortostan), which is from башҡорт (bashqort), the name of the people, combined with the Persian suffix -ستان (-stan) meaning "land of"... [more]
BASHKYRTSTAN (Political Subdivision) Kyrgyz
Kyrgyz form of BASHKORTOSTAN.
BASHQORTOSTAN (Political Subdivision) Bashkir
Bashkir form of BASHKORTOSTAN.
BASHQURTSTAN (Political Subdivision) Kazakh
Kazakh form of BASHKORTOSTAN.
BASJKIRIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of BASHKIRIA.
BASJKORTOSTAN (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of BASHKORTOSTAN.
BASKELAND (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Basque Country.
BASKENLAND (Political Subdivision) Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of Basque Country.
BAŞQIRTISTAN (Political Subdivision) Crimean Tatar
Crimean Tatar form of BASHKORTOSTAN.
BASZKORTOSTAN (Political Subdivision) Polish
Polish form of BASHKORTOSTAN.
BEIERE (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of BAVARIA.
BEIEREN (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of BAVARIA.
BELLAGIO (Political Subdivision) Italian
Bellagio is an Italian comune in the Province of Como. It is also the name of a hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada
BELOETSJISTAN (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Balochistan.
BELUJISTANI (Political Subdivision & Region) Georgian
Georgian form of Balochistan.
BEÓCIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Boeotia.
BEOCIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Spanish
Spanish form of Boeotia.
BEOCIJA (Political Subdivision & Region) Slovene
Slovenian form of Boeotia.
BEOCJA (Political Subdivision & Region) Polish
Polish form of Boeotia.
BÉOTIE (Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of Boeotia.
BEOTIJA (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Boeotia.
BEOZIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Italian
Italian form of Boeotia.
BERMÛDA (Political Subdivision) Kurdish
Kurdish form of BERMUDA.
BERMUDA (Political Subdivision) English
Derived from the surname of Juan de Bermúdez, a 16th-century Spanish navigator alleged to have discovered the archipelago situated in the North Atlantic Ocean. Bermúdez is a surname meaning "son of Bermudo".
BERNICIA (Political Subdivision) Anglo-Saxon
BINCHENG (Political Subdivision & Island) Chinese
Chinese form of PENANG.
BLACKHEATH (Political Subdivision) English
English place name which may be a corruption of "bleak heath", or simply mean "dark heath" from Old English blæc "black" and hǣth (see also Heath)... [more]
BLAGOVESHCHENSK (Political Subdivision) Russian
literally 'the city of The Annunciation (of The Lord to The Blessed Virgin Mary)'
BODAYBO (Political Subdivision) Russian
possibly named after the Celtic queen "Boadicea" or "Boadacaea"
BOEOTIË (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Boeotia.
BOERJATIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of BURYATIA.
BOGUSZA (Political Subdivision) Polish
Habitational name for someobody who comes form Boguszyniec, Poland, or have family members or ancestors from the area.
BOIOOTIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Estonian
Estonian form of Boiotia (see Boeotia).
BOIOTIEN (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of Boiotia (see Boeotia).
BOJÓTIE (Political Subdivision & Region) Czech
Czech form of Boiotia (see Boeotia).
BOJOTIJA (Political Subdivision & Region) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Boiotia (see Boeotia).
BONAIR (Political Subdivision & Island) Greek
Greek form of BONAIRE.
BONAIRE (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
An island in the Caribbean Sea that is a special municipality of the Netherlands.
BONAYRE (Political Subdivision & Island) Ukrainian, Russian
Ukrainian form of BONAIRE as well as a Russian variant name for the island.
BONEIRI (Political Subdivision & Island) Georgian
Georgian form of BONAIRE.
BONEIRU (Political Subdivision & Island) Papiamento
Papiamento form of BONAIRE.
BONER (Political Subdivision & Island) Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Serbian form of BONAIRE.
BONERAS (Political Subdivision & Island) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of BONAIRE.
BONEYR (Political Subdivision & Island) Azerbaijani, Russian
Azerbaijani and Russian form of BONAIRE.
BÖOTIEN (Political Subdivision & Region) German
German form of Boeotia.
BOURIATIE (Political Subdivision) French
French form of BURYATIA.
BRIONE (Political Subdivision) Italian
BRITSE MAAGDE-EILANDE (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of British Virgin Islands.
BRITSE MAAGDENEILANDEN (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of British Virgin Islands.
BUCHANAN (Political Subdivision) Scottish
A parish of Stirlingshire, Scotland. It's name derives from the Gaelic buth 'house, shed' and chanain 'canon', thus meaning 'house of the canon'.
BURÂTIYA (Political Subdivision) Crimean Tatar
Crimean Tatar form of BURYATIA.
BUREATIA (Political Subdivision) Romanian
Romanian form of BURYATIA.
BURIÁCIA (Political Subdivision) Portuguese
Portuguese form of BURYATIA.
BURIACJA (Political Subdivision) Polish
Polish form of BURYATIA.
BURIAD (Political Subdivision) Mongolian
Mongolian form of BURYATIA.
BURIATETI (Political Subdivision) Georgian
Georgian form of BURYATIA.
BURIÀTIA (Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of BURYATIA.
BURIATIA (Political Subdivision) Spanish
Spanish form of BURYATIA.
BURIATIJA (Political Subdivision) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of BURYATIA.
BURIATSKO (Political Subdivision) Slovak
Slovak form of BURYATIA.
BURIAZIA (Political Subdivision) Italian
Italian form of BURYATIA.
BURJAATIA (Political Subdivision) Estonian
Estonian form of BURYATIA.
BURJATIA (Political Subdivision) Danish, Finnish, Norwegian
Danish, Finnish, and Norwegian form of BURYATIA.
BURJATIEN (Political Subdivision) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of BURYATIA.
BURJATIJA (Political Subdivision) Bosnian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Bosnian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, and Slovene form of BURYATIA.
BURJATSKO (Political Subdivision) Czech
Czech form of BURYATIA.
BURYAAD (Political Subdivision) Buryat
Buryat form of BURYATIA.
BURYATI (Political Subdivision) Chechen, Chuvash, Ossetian
Chechen, Chuvash, and Ossetian form of BURYATIA.
BURYATIA (Political Subdivision) Armenian, English, Indonesian, Malay, Tagalog
From Russian Бурятия (Buryatiya) from the name of the Buryat people. The ethnic name is from Buryat буряад (buryaad), which is of uncertain origin and meaning, possibly from Buryat буртэ (burte) meaning "wolf"... [more]
BURYATYA (Political Subdivision) Arabic, Turkish
Arabic and Turkish form of BURYATIA.
BUSKERUD (Political Subdivision) Norwegian
Named after an old manor of the same name. (Biskupsruð) It derives from the Old Norse biskup (bishop) and ruð (clearing, farm.) The biskup part referring in particular to the Bishop of the ancient Catholic diocese of Hamar.... [more]
BUXORO (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Uzbek
Uzbek form of Bukhara.
CALIFÓRNIA (Political Subdivision) Portuguese
Portuguese form of CALIFORNIA.
CALIFORNIA (Political Subdivision) Spanish, English, Asturian, Estonian, Galician, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Tagalog
From the name of a fictional utopian island featured in the 16th-century novel Las sergas de Esplandián by Spanish author Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo. The name comes from the island's queen, Calafia (or Califia), whose name is derived from Arabic خَلِيفَة (ḵalīfa) meaning "caliph"... [more]
CALIFORNIE (Political Subdivision) French
French form of CALIFORNIA.
CALIFORNIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of CALIFORNIA.
CALMUCCHIA (Political Subdivision) Italian
Italian form of KALMYKIA.
CALMÚQUIA (Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of KALMYKIA.
CAMBRIDGESHIRE (Political Subdivision) English (British)
Cambridgeshire is a county in East England.
CANTABRIA (Political Subdivision) Spanish
CANTABRIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of CANTABRIA.
CARÈLIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Catalan
Catalan form of KARELIA.
CARLOW (Political Subdivision) Irish (Anglicized)
Town and county in IRELAND. Possibly means "place of cattle".
CARMANIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Ancient Persian (Latinized), English, Italian, Spanish
Latinized form of ancient Persian Karmana via its hellenized form KARMANIA. This was the name of a region and province of several Persian empires.
CARMANIË (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of CARMANIA.
CATALONGNE (Political Subdivision & Region) Norman, Picard
Norman and Picard form of CATALONIA.
CATALONIË (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish form of CATALONIA.
CATALUNHA (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of CATALONIA.
CAVA (Political Subdivision & Island) Kurdish, Turkish
Kurdish and Turkish form of JAVA.
CEATHARLACH (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of CARLOW.
CEBU (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Island) Filipino, Ilocano, Pampangan, Tagalog, Afrikaans, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Turkish
From Cebuano Sugbo, which is derived from Old Cebuano sibu or sibo meaning "trade", itself a shortened form of sinibuayng hingpit meaning "place for trading". This is the name of an island, province, and city (Cebu City) in the Philippines.
ÇEÇENIA (Political Subdivision) Albanian
Albanian form of CHECHNYA.
CECENIA (Political Subdivision) Italian, Romanian
Italian and Romanian form of CHECHNYA.
ČEČĖNIJA (Political Subdivision) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of CHECHNYA.
ČEČENIJA (Political Subdivision) Bosnian, Croatian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of CHECHNYA.
ĈEĈENIO (Political Subdivision) Esperanto
Esperanto form of CHECHNYA.
ÇEÇENISTAN (Political Subdivision) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Kurdish, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Kurdish, and Turkish form of CHECHENISTAN.
ČEČENSKO (Political Subdivision) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of CHECHNYA.
ÇEÇENYA (Political Subdivision) Turkish
Turkish form of CHECHNYA.
CHACHNIA (Political Subdivision) Belarusian
Belarusian form of CHECHNYA.
CHAKASSIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of KHAKASSIA.
CHAVAI (Political Subdivision) Greek
Greek form of HAWAII.
CHĂVASH EN (Political Subdivision) Chuvash
Chuvash form of CHUVASHIA.
CHAWA (Political Subdivision & Island) Thai
Thai form of JAVA.
CHECHEN (Political Subdivision) Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, Persian
Form of CHECHNYA.
CHECHÉNIA (Political Subdivision) Portuguese (European)
European Portuguese form of CHECHNYA.
CHECHÊNIA (Political Subdivision) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of CHECHNYA.
CHECHENIA (Political Subdivision) Spanish, Asturian, Galician
Spanish, Asturian, and Galician form of CHECHNYA.
CHECHENISTAN (Political Subdivision) Persian
From Persian چچن (čečen) meaning "Chechen" and the suffix ـستان (-stân) meaning "land of". This is a Persian name for Chechnya.
CHECHENISTON (Political Subdivision) Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of CHECHENISTAN.
CHECHENIYA (Political Subdivision) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of CHECHNYA.
CHECHENSTAN (Political Subdivision) Kyrgyz
Kyrgyz form of CHECHENISTAN.
CHECHNETI (Political Subdivision) Georgian
From ჩეჩნური (chechnuri), the Georgian exonym for the Chechen people, and the suffix -ეთი (-eti) used to indicate location. This is the Georgian name for Chechnya.
CHECHNIA (Political Subdivision) Armenian, Thai
Armenian and Thai form of CHECHNYA.
CHECHNYA (Political Subdivision) Russian, English, Indonesian, Malay, Tagalog
Means "(place) of the Chechens", derived from the Russian name for the Chechen people. The exonym is of uncertain meaning, with Russian folk etymologies suggesting that it originates from the name of a village; on the other hand, it may be derived from the Kabardian name Шашан (Shashan)... [more]
CHITA (Political Subdivision) Russian
"birch mat" or "clay" or "dirt (on the shore), slate, coal" or "blue" or "black earth (coal slate), coal" or "dwelling" or "upper reaches" or possibly the short form of a diminutive of a diminutive of a name that means "conception" (possibly referring to "The Immaculate Conception")
CHOCHIA (Country & Political Subdivision) Thai
Thai form of GEORGIA (1) or GEORGIA (2).
CHORASMIA (Region & Political Subdivision) Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman, English, Greek
Ancient Greek and Ancient Roman name for the region of Khwarazm in Central Asia. It was named after the Chorasmians, a local Iranian tribe who were known as Χωράσμιοι (Chorasmioi) to the Greeks and as Chorasmii to the Romans.... [more]
CHORASMIË (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Khwarazm via its Greek and Latin name CHORASMIA.
CHORESMIEN (Political Subdivision & Region) German
German form of Khwarazm via its Greek and Latin name CHORASMIA.
CHUKOTKA (Political Subdivision) Russian, English
Derived from the Russian name Чукчи (Chukchi), referring to the native people who originally inhabited the area. The word Chukchi is derived from Chukchi Chauchu meaning "rich in reindeer", used by the Reindeer Chukchi people to distinguish themselves from the Maritime Chukchi (the Anqallyt meaning "sea people")... [more]
CHUVASHETI (Political Subdivision) Georgian
Georgian form of CHUVASHIA.
CHUVASHIA (Political Subdivision) English
Derived from the name Chuvash, referring to the indigenous Turkic ethnic group originally inhabiting the area. The etymology of the name Chuvash is disputed; there are three main theories of its origin... [more]
CHUVASHIYA (Political Subdivision) Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Russian, Bulgarian, and Uzbek form of CHUVASHIA.
CHVEA (Political Subdivision & Island) Khmer
Khmer form of JAVA.
CILL CHAINNIGH (Political Subdivision & Island) Irish
Irish form of KILKENNY.
CILL MHANTÁIN (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Irish name for the county of WICKLOW. Meaning "church of Mantan". It is named after a peer of Saint Patrick. Mantan had his teeth knocked out by Irish pagans, and then he was renamed Mantan, which means "toothless one".
COHOR (Political Subdivision) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of JOHOR.
COLORADO (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, named after the Colorado river, from Spanish colo + "colored" rado "reddish", "ruddy".
CONNECTICUT (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, from the name of the Connecticut river, from Algonquian quinnitukqut "at the long tidal river," from kwen "long" + ehtekw "tidal river" + enk "place".
CORÁSMIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Khwarazm via its Greek and Latin name CHORASMIA.
CORASMIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Khwarazm via its Greek and Latin name CHORASMIA.
CORCAIGH (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Irish form of CORK.
CORINTHIE (Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of Corinthia.
CORÍNTIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Corinthia.
CORINTIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Romanian, Spanish
Romanian and Spanish form of Corinthia.
CORINZIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Italian
Italian form of Corinthia.
CORK (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Irish
A county and city in IRELAND. Meaning "swamp".
CORNWALL (Political Subdivision & Region) Cornish
A place next to DEVON at the bottom of southwestern England. Named due to the old tribal name "Cornwealas" which eventually turned into "Cornwall". Name thought to come from the a Celtic word for "horn" or "headland" and old English "Wealas" which means strangers... [more]
CORSICA (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, English, Italian, Romanian
Mediterranean island where Napoleon Bonaparte was born.
COTABATO (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Filipino, Cebuano, Ilocano, Pampangan, Tagalog, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
From Maguindanao Kutawatu meaning "stone city", from kuta meaning "city, fort" and wato meaning "stone, rock". This is the name of both a province and a city in the southern Philippines.
CRIMEA (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) English, Asturian, Catalan, Italian, Spanish
From Crimean Tatar Qırım, which is of uncertain origin. It may have been derived from a corruption of Latin Cimmerium or Greek Κιμμερικόν (Kimmerikon), the name of an ancient city, from Old Turkic qurum meaning "protection, defense" or qirum meaning "fosse, trench", or Ancient Greek κρημνοί (krēmnoí) meaning "cliffs"... [more]
CRIMÉE (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of CRIMEA.
CRIMEIA (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of CRIMEA.
CSECSENFÖLD (Political Subdivision) Hungarian
From Hungarian csecsen meaning "Chechen" and föld meaning "land". This is the Hungarian name for Chechnya.
CURAÇAO (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans, Basque, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Turkish
An island in the Caribbean Sea that is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
CURAZAO (Political Subdivision & Island) Spanish
Spanish form of CURAÇAO.
CUZCO (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Incan (Hispanicized), Quechua (Hispanicized), Spanish (Archaic)
Traditional spelling of Cusco, a city in Peru which was the capital of the Inca Empire. Cusco is the Hispanicized form of Quechua Qusqu meaning "rock, boundary stone; heap of earth and stones; nucleus; navel; bed, dry bed of a lake".
CZECZENIA (Political Subdivision) Polish
Polish form of CHECHNYA.
CZUWASZJA (Political Subdivision) Polish
Polish form of CHUVASHIA.
DADASITAN (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of TATARSTAN.
DAGESEUTAN (Political Subdivision) Korean
Korean form of DAGESTAN.
DAGESTÁN (Political Subdivision) Czech
Czech form of DAGESTAN.
DAGESTAN (Political Subdivision) Russian, Afrikaans, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog
Derived from Turkish dağ meaning "mountain" and the Persian suffix -ستان (-stan) meaning "land of". This is the name of a federal subject of Russia.
DAGESTĀNA (Political Subdivision) Latvian
Latvian form of DAGESTAN.
DAGESTANAS (Political Subdivision) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of DAGESTAN.
DAGESZTÁN (Political Subdivision) Hungarian
Hungarian form of DAGESTAN.
DAGHASTE (Political Subdivision) Ingush
Ingush form of DAGESTAN.
DAGHESTAN (Political Subdivision) French, Italian, Persian, Romanian
French, Italian, Persian, and Romanian form of DAGESTAN.
DAGHESTANI (Political Subdivision) Georgian
Georgian form of DAGESTAN.
DAGHISTAN (Political Subdivision) Avar, Dargin, Arabic, Uyghur
Avar, Dargin, Arabic, and Uyghur form of DAGESTAN.
DAGHUSTAN (Political Subdivision) Aghul, Lezgin, Rutul, Tabasaran, Tsakhur
Aghul, Lezgin, Rutul, Tabasaran, and Tsakhur form of DAGESTAN.
DAGHUSTTAN (Political Subdivision) Lak
Lak form of DAGESTAN.
DAĞISTAN (Political Subdivision) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, and Turkish form of DAGESTAN.
DAGUESTÁN (Political Subdivision) Spanish
Spanish form of DAGESTAN.
DAGUESTAN (Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of DAGESTAN.
DAGUESTÃO (Political Subdivision) Portuguese
Portuguese form of DAGESTAN.
DAGYSTAN (Political Subdivision) Nogai, Turkmen
Nogai and Turkmen form of DAGESTAN.
DAHESTAN (Political Subdivision) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of DAGESTAN.
DEGHASTA (Political Subdivision) Chechen
Chechen form of DAGESTAN.
DELAWARE (Political Subdivision) English
Name of a state in the United States, named after the Delaware river, which was named after Lord De La Warr, from French de la guerre or de la werre literally "of the war".
DENGJIALOU (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of TERENGGANU, chosen for the positive characters 登 (dēng) meaning "to climb, to ascend", 嘉 (jiā) meaning "excellent", and 樓 (lóu) meaning "floor, level"... [more]
DERRY (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
City and country in Northern IRELAND. May mean "oak wood", from 'Daire Coluimb Chille', meaning "The Oak-wood of Saint Columba". Or the name may have been from Proto-Celtic 'calg-ac-os', meaning "possessing a blade" or "possessing a penis".
DETROIT (Political Subdivision) English (American)
From the French word, meaning “strait.” The full name of the city’s phrase is “le détroit du Lac Érie,” meaning “the strait of Lake Erie.”
DIBAI (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Dubai.
DOEBAI (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Dubai.
DOIRE (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Irish form of DERRY.
DONEGAL (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
County and town in IRELAND. Meaning "place of foreigners" (i.e. the Vikings). Alternatively, it may mean "land of Conall", a king from the area. Conall means "strong wolf".
DOUMPAI (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Dubai.
DOWN (Political Subdivision) Irish
County in Northern IRELAND. From the Irish "Dún ná Lethglas", "dún" means fort.
DÚN NA NGALL (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Iranian, Irish
Irish form of DONEGAL.
DZHOHOR (Political Subdivision) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of JOHOR.
DZHOKHOR (Political Subdivision) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of JOHOR.
ELEGANG (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of OREGON.
EVRYTANIA (Political Subdivision) Greek
Derived from Εὐρυτᾶνες (Eurytanes) "Eurytanians", the name of an ancient Aetolian tribe who inhabited Eurytania, an ancient region. It is possibly derived from Greek εὐρύτης (eurytes) meaning "width, breadth", itself a derivative of εὐρύς (eurys) "wide, broad", or Greek εὔρυτος (eurytos) meaning "full-flowing", from εὖ (eu) "well" and ῥέω (rheo) "to flow, run, stream, gush".... [more]
FANO (Political Subdivision) Italian
Habitational name for someone who comes from Fano, Italy.
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