Folklore Submitted Place Names

These names occur in folklore and fairy tales.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
El Dorado (Country & Settlement) Folklore
Means "the golden (one)" in Spanish. This was the name given by 16th-century explorers to a country or city of gold believed to lie in the heart of the Amazon jungle.
Hy-brasil (Island) Irish Mythology (?), Folklore
Possibly from derived from Irish Uí Breasail meaning "clan of Breasal". This was the name of a mythical island off the western coast of Ireland that appeared on maps from 1325.