Ancient Semitic Submitted Place Names

These names were used by ancient Semitic-speaking peoples, such as the Akkadians, Babylonians, Canaanites and Phoenicians.
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AKELDAMA (Region) Biblical, Ancient Aramaic
"Field of blood"
SARK (Island) English, Ancient Semitic, Medieval Scandinavian
One of the Channel Islands in ENGLAND. Could be derived from the Proto-Semetic 'śrq', meaning "redden", "rise", or "east", as Sark is the easternmost island. Alternatively, it come from Old Norse 'serkr', meaning "shirt".
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