Østfold East (side of) Fold, where Fold means fjord, here the Oslo Fjord. The Journal of the Polynesian Society, Vol. The name became Trentschin in later German and Trencsén in Hungarian. 56 The castle got its name either from Predslav, third son of King Svatopluk I or from the local noble Braslav. Retrieved Janota, Bratislavské rarity,. Extremadura : from Medieval Latin Extrema Dorii (literally, "extremes of the Douro river referring to the territories south of the Douro basin; or from an Old Castilian word used to designate the further territories controlled by the Christians (see Reconquista ) Galicia : from Latin. But when Hungarian adopts a word from Romanian, "a" usually becomes "e Andreas becomes Endre, the Latin ager becomes eger, etc. 82 Bermuda : "Land of Bermúdez from the Spanish La Bermuda, from the Spanish captain Juan de Bermúdez who sighted the island in 1505 while returning from Hispaniola. The name may also reflect the name of Los Lagos Region (Spanish for Region of the Lakes) from which Los Ríos split away. Retrieved 24 September 2011.
Citation needed Historic regions edit Most modern French départements take their names from local geographical features: usually rivers, occasionally mountain ranges or coasts. Malo in Britanny who frequented the islands in the 1690s. Meath : Mide in Irish. 154 a b c Habšudová, Zuzana (2001). Modern linguists postulate origins in a Proto-Indo-European language (PIE) root *stela- (to spread, extend expressing the idea of "flat land" (in contrast to the local Sabine high country). Bengkulu : named after the Bengkulu river, which passes through the area of the province. "Futuna, or Horne Island, and Its People". Archived from the original on Retrieved ml "Alsatia". Names and Their Histories; a Handbook of Historical Geography and Topographical Nomenclature.
Siberia : from a Tatar word meaning "sleeping land" Smolensk Oblast : from the river Smolnya Vladikavkaz : Russian for "ruler of the Caucasus " or "rule the Caucasus" Slovakia edit Banská Bystrica : The name includes two distinct roots: the adjective Banská (from Slovak. The name Italia did not return into wide use until the late 8th century Marche : literally. Bothnia is a Latinization of Old Norse botn, 32 meaning "bottom". (1982:1) An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language Gairm Publications. Rotterdam : meaning 'dam over the Rotte' (the river Rotte flows through present-day Rotterdam) Stad en Ommelanden for the province of Groningen, meaning "city and surrounding lands" and referring to the city of Groningen and the medieval Frisian lordships west, north and east of the....
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The Incredible Wanderlust of the Rgvedic Tribes Exposed. (The center of the legendary ancient Kingdom of Sekala Brak, allegedly one of the oldest kingdoms in Indonesia.) Nusa Tenggara : from Nusa meaning "islands" (referring to the Lesser Sunda Islands that make up the area) and tenggara meaning "south-east" (referring to the position. The Finnish language form of the city's name probably originates from 'Helsinga' and similar names used for the river currently known as Vantaanjoki, as documented as early as the 14th century. 20 The reference to fragrance may refer to the harbor waters sweetened by the estuarine influx of the Pearl River or to the incense factories lining the coast to the north of Kowloon which was stored around Aberdeen Harbour, prior to the development of Victoria. The "glorious victory" also refers to the event of Indonesian Proclamation of Independence on which took place in the city. 58 Although Pressburg remained the official name until 1919, the Hungarians use and used the name Pozsony (attested by the 12th century). Bratislava : The first written reference comes from the Annales Iuvavenses, which calls the locality Brezalauspurc (literally: Braslav 's castle in relation to the battles between the Bavaria and Hungary, which took place before the walls of Bratislava Castle in 907. Ulster : Ulaidh in Irish. Have suggested that the Thuringii represent the remnants of the Hermanduri, the last part of whose name ( -duri ) became corrupted ( -thuri ) and afterwards suffixed with -ing, meaning "descendants of (the Hermanduri. Lower Navarre (French: Basse Navarre, Basque: Nafarroa Behera, Benafarroa ).
Labourd ( Lapurdi from the Roman city of Lapurdum (modern Bayonne ). Contents, australia edit, states edit, territories edit, mainland edit, external edit, ashmore and Cartier Islands : named for. Helsingfors comes from the name of the surrounding parish, Helsinge (source for Finnish Helsinki ) and the rapids (in Swedish: fors which flowed through the original village. Ångermanland : from the Old Norse "anger which means "deep fjord" and refers to the deep mouth of the river Ångermanälven. Södermanland : "south men's land" Uppland "up land" (north of Stockholm, used after the foundation of Stockholm, was before that three independent provinces) Värmland Västmanland : "west men's land" Västerbotten : West Bothnia (west side of the Gulf of Bothnia ). Archived from the original.
(Ultimate etymology disputed.) Jönköping : from Jönköping, the city. The name means "baths after the springs in the city. 73 Their etymology is uncertain: possible derivations include Angul citation needed (the Angeln peninsula of eastern Jutland 74 the "people of the Narrow Water" (from the proposed proto-Indo-European root *ang-, "narrow or *angh-, "tight in reference to the Angeln's Schlei inlet, citation needed "people. Kronoberg : from Kronoberg Castle. Zeeland (also English: Zealand Dutch for "sea land". President Woodrow Wilson, trying to avoid annexation by Czechoslovakia. Mark means border land or wood land. Retrieved The first confirmed sighting of Heard Island was made on 25 November 1853 by Captain John Heard on the merchant vessel Oriental.
The Earl took his sobriquet from Auckland in Durham, United Kingdom, possibly deriving from the Celtic Alclet or Aclet, or "Cliffs of the Clyde". See List of country name etymologies#Netherlands for the etymology of "Holland". The History Of Ireland,. The lexeme hoh / hohen in German means "high/height". The name of the city derives from the river Nitra. This page generally only deals with regions and provinces; cities and other localities and features may appear listed under the individual country, with a link below. The proposal was rejected by whom? Feriehus og ferieleiligheter i Spania, se alle destinasjoner, feriehus og hytter i Møre og Romsdal. Cherkasy Oblast : from the city Cherkasy, presumably the city's name derived from Circassians according to Giovanni da Pian del Carpine, Vasiliy Tatishchev, and Aleksandr Rigelman. Deposit 50 bet with 150, compare More.
The ethnonym "Frank" has sometimes been traced by whom? 30 Dominican Republic edit Main article: List of Dominican Republic Provinces by etymology Estonia edit Note: Estonian maakond means " county " and maa means "land". Traditionally traced to a Forefather ech, who brought the Czechs into Bohemia. In Latin and Romance languages in medieval times, Vascones came to apply to all the Basque-speaking peoples. The Netherlands government established the province in 1986 on lands reclaimed from the Zuiderzee in the 1950s and 1960s. Retrieved 1791 The bay was named 'Jervis Bay' by Lieutenant Bowen of the Atlantic in honour of Admiral Sir John Jervis under whom he had served. Retrieved 25 November 2006.
Møre og Romsdal Møre, and Rom valley. Solothurn : the city of Solothurn, capital of the Canton of the same name, first appears under the Celtic name Salodurum. Jeolla from the first characters in the city names Jeonju and Naju (The first character of Naju is actually "ra"r" changes to "n" in the initial position, and the combination "nr" changes to "ll" due to phonological characteristics of the Korean language ). Jambi : the province takes its name from the historical Jambi Sultanate which ruled over the area from the 17th to the 19th centuries Lampung : From the word "Lambung" in the Old Malay phrase anjak Lambung, which means "descended from the heights". At the time Norrland meant North Sweden including North Finland, and Western Norrland excluded Finland. Ireland (Éire) edit Connacht : Connachta in Irish.