If you’ve ever wondered why your home country (or one of your favorite travel destinations) got its name, look no further! Thanks to this nifty map by Credit Card Compare, you can discover the historical meaning EVERY country’s name! While the U.S.A.’s name meaning is a little lackluster (The acronym literally translates to United States of America. Duh.), this interactive atlas is full of pleasant little surprises. Go ahead—see for yourself!
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