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origins and history of town and city names (part deux)

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(21 votes)
7 questions
English
Hard
1

What city's name comes from the Lithuanian word for sun?

Hard  32% got this right

The Lithuanian word for sun, "saule", gave its name to the city after a battle called "sun battle" (saulės mūšis)
2

What african capital has a name meaning "three cities"?

Hard  12% got this right

3

What city was named after a fort belonging to 7th century king Edwin of Northumbria?

Hard  25% got this right

4

What place name comes from the wolof for "tamarind tree"?

Hard  9% got this right

5

What capital's name means "red hero" in its country's native language?

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6

What place name means "Thor's Harbour?

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7

What city was named after US president James Monroe?

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