the vernacular of the eastern half of the Hindi-speaking area in India.
Meanings Behind The Names Of 6 Middle Eastern NationsThe name Syria is derived from the ancient Mesopotamian kingdom of Assyria that occupied the region between 721–633 BCE.
Which Came First: Turkey The Bird, Or Turkey The Nation?The republic of Turkey (look north of Egypt, east of Greece) isn't exactly a breeding ground for the bird that Americans associate with Thanksgiving. In fact, the turkey is native to North America ... so, why do they share the same name?
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