AKTI ELEFANTOSTOUΑκτή Ελεφαντοστού(Country)Greek Greek form of Ivory Coast. It literally means "Coast of Ivory" in Greek, as it is derived from the Greek noun ακτή (akti) meaning "coast" combined with the Greek noun ελεφαντοστό (elefantosto) meaning "ivory".
ALEXANDREIAΑλεξάνδρεια(Settlement)Greek (Rare) Alexandreia is a city in the Imathia regional unit of Macedonia, Greece.
AZORESΑζόρες(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.
CHORASMIAΧορασμία(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]
COLOSSAEΚολοσσα(Settlement)Greek either "Establishing a Temple or Shrine" or "to Punish" or "Dyed Wool," but no direct connection to "the Colossus of Rhodes"
EVRYTANIAΕυρυτανία(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]
INOMENA ARAVIKA EMIRATAΗνωμένα Αραβικά Εμιράτα(Country)Greek Greek form of United Arab Emirates. It is literally a direct translation of the country's name, since it consists of the Greek adjective ηνωμένος (inomenos) meaning "united" combined with the Greek adjective αραβικός (aravikos) meaning "Arab, Arabic" and the Greek plural noun εμιράτα (emirata) meaning "emirates".
INOMENES POLITEIES AMERIKISΗνωμένες Πολιτείες Αμερικής(Country)Greek Greek form of United States of America. It is literally a direct translation of the country's name, since it consists of the Greek adjective ηνωμένος (inomenos) meaning "united" combined with the Greek plural noun πολιτείες (politeies) meaning "states" and the Greek adjective Αμερικής (Amerikis) meaning "of America".
INOMENO VASILEIOΗνωμένο Βασίλειο(Country)Greek Greek form of UNITED KINGDOM. It is literally a direct translation of the country's name, since it consists of the Greek adjective ηνωμένος (inomenos) meaning "united" combined with the Greek noun βασίλειο (vasileio) meaning "kingdom".
ISIMERINI GOUINEAΙσημερινή Γουινέα(Country)Greek Greek form of Equatorial Guinea. It is literally a direct translation of the country's name, since it consists of the Greek adjective ισημερινός (isimerinos) meaning "equatorial" combined with the Greek noun Γουινέα (Gouinea) meaning "Guinea".
ISIMERINOSΙσημερινός(Country)Greek Derived from the Greek noun ισημερινός (isimerinos) meaning "equator". In Greece, this is the standard name for the South American country of ECUADOR, though sometimes the form EKOUADOR is also used.
KALAMATA(Region)Greek The modern name Kalamáta is a corruption of the older name Καλάμαι, Kalámai, "reeds". The phonetic similarity of Kalamáta with the phrase "kalá mátia" ("good eyes") has led to various folk etymologies.
LISAVONAΛισαβόνα(Settlement)Greek Modern Greek form of LISBON. The more traditional form is actually Λισσαβώνα (Lissavona), but the current form of Lisavona first came into use in the 1990s and has since become increasingly popular to the point that it has now virtually replaced Lissavona.
MALDIVESΜαλδίβες(Country)Catalan, English, French, Greek, Malay Uncertain, possibly means "Malé islands" from Dhivehi މާލެ (māle) referring to Malé, the capital city of the Maldives, combined with Sanskrit द्वीप (dvīpá) meaning "island"... [more]
MAVROVOUNIOΜαυροβούνιο(Country)Greek Greek form of MONTENEGRO. It is literally a direct translation of the country's name, since it consists of the Greek adjective μαύρος (mavros) meaning "black" (compare MAURUS) combined with the Greek noun βουνό (vouno) meaning "mountain".
OLLANDIAΟλλανδία(Country & Political Subdivision)Greek Greek form of HOLLAND (1). It is usually used to refer to the whole country of the NETHERLANDS, even though that is technically incorrect... [more]
PRASINO AKROTIRIOΠράσινο Ακρωτήριο(Country)Greek Greek form of CAPE VERDE. It is literally a direct translation of the country's name, since it consists of the Greek adjective πράσινος (prasinos) meaning "green" combined with the Greek noun ακρωτήριο (akrotirio) meaning "cape".
TAYGETOSΤαΰγετος(Mountain)Greek Mythology, Greek The Taygetos or Taÿgetus is a mountain range in the Peloponnese peninsula in Southern Greece. The highest mountain of the range is Mount Taygetus; its name is probably pre-Greek and of unknown meaning... [more]
THESSALONIKIΘεσσαλονίκη(Settlement)English, Greek The city's name derives from the Greek words Θεσσαλός (Thessalós) referring to the region of Thessaly and νῑ́κη (nī́kē) "victory, success"; literally translating to "Thessalian victory"... [more]
TRANSYLVANIAΤρανσυλβανία(Region)English, Greek Means "beyond the forest", derived from Latin trans meaning "across, beyond" combined with medieval Latin sylvam, which is the accusative singular of the medieval Latin noun sylva meaning "forest, woods" (see SILVIUS)... [more]
VAVYLONΒαβυλών(Settlement)Ukrainian, Greek Ukrainian form of BABYLON as well as the modern Greek transcription of the name. However, in modern Greece, Vavylona is typically the form used to refer to the capital city of ancient Babylonia.