I grew up on country music. Armenia , however, may be a modification of Aramaean , a tribe which lived in northern Syria. Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin.
Sense narrowed 1520s to rural areas, as opposed to cities.
The country was rapidly becoming, they agreed, no place for a gentleman to live. Tunisia is named after the city of Tunis with the suffix -ia adapted from the French name for the protectorate, Tunisie.
Whereas the term 'country' emphasizes the physical dimensions and boundaries of a geographical area, 'nation' emphasizes a particular community of people with shared history and culture , and 'state' a self-governing legal and political entity. Senegal Senegal may be named after the Zenaga Berbers.
Great Britain , in turn, was used to signify that Britain was bigger than Brittany, in France, to which refugee Britons fled to escape Anglo-Saxon invaders.
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Tanzania is formed by merging the names of its constituent parts, Tan ganyika and Zan zibar, which were united in 1964. Tunisia Tunisia is named after the city of Tunis with the suffix -ia adapted from the French name for the protectorate, Tunisie. San Marino is amed after a Christian stonemason and later saint, Marinus, who is alleged to have fled Dalmatia to escape persecution by Diocletian 245—316 , Roman emperor 284—305 , and who founded a hermitage on Mount Titano.
You are a great and real American. Remember the garden of Eden? Mauritius had various name changes before being named, in 1598, after the Dutch Prince Maurice van Nassau. Is the answer to raise taxes - that would be easy, wouldn't it? According to the Huffington Post , Jill wrote the song at the Netroots shindig for The Freedom From Fear Awards -- "a new national award that honors 15 ordinary people who have committed extraordinary acts of courage on behalf of immigrants and refugees -- individuals who have taken a risk, set an example, and inspired others to awareness or action.
Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web! It is not known how the country got its name, but it may be derived from an Araucanian word for a type of bird. Just like Afghanistan, Albania is a mountainous country. But just like our first names are handed to us without our input, the names of nations are inherited, arbitrary, and, often, absurd.