Saturday, May 2, 2009

Places and their meanings

It is really enjoyable to know the places with their meanings.

Place Meaning


  • Accra : Ant
  • Addis Ababa : New flower
  • Alaska : Great land
  • Annapurna : Abundant food
  • Australia : Southern land
  • Baghdad : Gift of god
  • Bethlehem : House of bread
  • Bihar : Monastery
  • Canada : Camp
  • Copenhagen : Merchant’s port
  • Costa Rica : Rich coast
  • Dar es Salaam : House of peace
  • Dublin : Black pool
  • Gangtok : Hill summit
  • Hawaii : Place of the gods
  • Kanchenjunga : Five treasures of snow
  • Kuala Lumpur : Mouth of the muddy river
  • Meghalaya : The Abode of clouds
  • Pacific : Calm
  • Sierra Leone : Lion mountains
  • Singapore : Lion city
  • Sri Lanka : Island of the blessed
  • Srinagar : City of happiness
  • Sudan : Land of the blacks
  • Tel Aviv : Hill spring
  • Texas : Friends
  • Thailand : Land of the free people
  • Tripoli : Three towns
  • Zimbabwe : House of stones