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This is a list of submitted place names in which the usage is latin.
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AREQUIPA (Political Subdivision) Spanish (Latin American)
Legend says it comes from Ari-quepay "let's stay here" in Quechua.
CUZCO (Political Subdivision) Quechua, Spanish (Latin American)
The name is said to mean "World's navel"
LIMA (Settlement) Spanish (Latin American)
Lima is a corruption of the name Rimac.
PÁEZ (Other, Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Spanish (Latin American), Native Paezean
Páez (also Paez, Paes; the autonym Nasa Yuwe 'Nasa language' is becoming increasingly used) is a language isolate of Colombia spoken by the Páez people. Ethnologue estimates 71,400 to 83,300citation needed speakers, including 40,000 monolingual, out of an ethnic population of 140,000.... [more]
PANAMA (Country) English, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, German, Irish, Italian, Latin, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
The name of the Country in Central America. Panama is a country on the isthmus linking Central and South America. The Panama Canal, a famous feat of human engineering, cuts through its center, linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to create an essential shipping route... [more]
RIMAC (River) Spanish (Latin American)
Rimac River, Rimac derives from quechua "Rimay" which means "to speak", Rimac River is called "the speaking river", "the river that babbles/chatters/speaks a lot", in some sense "the roaring river" or "the noisy river".
VICTORICA (Settlement) Spanish (Latin American)
Town in La Pampa Province in Argentina.