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Posted January 13, 2009 7:41 a.m. EST
Updated January 13, 2009 7:52 a.m. EST

A new map called "The Atlas of True Names" traces the etymological roots of place names and translates them into English. Speigel Online has a story and a slideshow with some of those names.

North Carolina is between Virgin's Land and Farmer's Land.

Well, then.

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