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origins and history of town and city names (part deux)
What city's name comes from the Lithuanian word for sun?
39% got this right
The Lithuanian word for sun, "saule", gave its name to the city after a battle called "sun battle" (saulės mūšis)
What african capital has a name meaning "three cities"?
18% got this right
What city was named after a fort belonging to 7th century king Edwin of Northumbria?
54% got this right
What place name comes from the wolof for "tamarind tree"?
11% got this right
What capital's name means "red hero" in its country's native language?
7% got this right
What place name means "Thor's Harbour?
24% got this right
What city was named after US president James Monroe?
21% got this right
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