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  1. Nov 16, 2014 · The Russian capital sits on the Moscva River, which is obviously where the city's name comes from. There are a couple of theories as to where the name Moscva comes from, however. The first ...

    • Matt Meltzer
  2. Feb 16, 2018 · There are two origins of this city’s name. The main story about the name origin comes from the railroad, which was known as the East Line of Yuma. The acronym ELOY was used on blueprints, maps, and eventually the train stop and town that grew here. The city also suggests that the name "eloy" is a European word for "the chosen one." 5. Mammoth

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  4. The name Cadillac comes from Native American language as “Kautawabet” meaning “Broken Tooth,” after a Potawatamie chief who signed the Great Peace Treaty of 1825. The city was first organized in 1872 and called Clam Lake Village, but a dispute with the village of Sherman ensued over which city would hold the county seat.

  5. Oct 19, 2015 · A popular origin story for this town’s name is that it came from a rejected proposed name for the United States. Coined by New York state senator and representative, Dr. Samuel Latham Mitchil, Fredonia is a conjunction of “freedom” and the Latin suffix “-ia” to mean “land of freedom.” 6. Gila Bend J Horsefjord/Flickr

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  6. Jan 22, 2019 · Chicago Is Nicknamed The "Windy City". Chicago's nickname is the “ Windy City .”. It probably acquired the name because of its weather. Cold breezes blow at high speeds from Lake Michigan and sweep through the streets of the city, giving it its nickname. Victor Kiprop January 22 2019 in World Facts. Home.

  7. The area is home to numerous natural wonders, such as the amazing ski slopes of Mt Spokane in the winter months, or the stunning beauty of the Spokane Falls. While Spokane is known as the city that gave birth to Father’s Day and home of the world’s largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament the true meaning of ‘Spokane’ is often overlooked.

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