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AE (Settlement & River) Scottish, Scots
The name of a village and a stream in Southwest Scotland. The name seems to be derived from Old Norse á
, meaning 'river'.
CRETE (Island) English, Cebuano, Scots, Tsonga
From Ancient Greek Κρήτη
(Krḗtē) which is of uncertain meaning. One theory is that it's derived from the name of a mythological hero, Κρυς (Krus), whose name is unexplained. Another theory is that it's derived from Luwian kursawar
“island” or kursattar
“cutting, sliver”... [more]
GRAN CANARIA (Island) Spanish, English, Esperanto, Dutch, Welsh, Breton, Asturian, Aragonese, German, Estonian, Faroese, Galician, Croatian, Italian, Hungarian, Norwegian, Serbo-Croatian, Finnish, Swedish, Turkish, Icelandic, Czech, Polish, Romanian, Scots, Slovene
From Spanish gran
"grande, great" and Canaria
referring to the CANARY ISLANDS
. Gran Canaria is the third largest and second most populous island of the Canary Islands.
MEDITERRANEAN (Region & Body of Water) English, Ganda, Scots
From the Latin term Mediterrāneum
meaning "in the middle of land", composed of Latin medius
"land, earth" and āneus
"having the nature of". The Mediterranean Sea is located between Europe
and a small part of Asia
SÁPMI (Region) Sami, Swedish, English, German, Breton, Faroese, Manx, Scots, Vietnamese
Perhaps ultimately derived from Proto-Balto-Slavic *źemē
meaning "earth". Suomi
, the Finnish name for Finland, is believed to be derived from the same root... [more]