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Atlas of True Names USA
Atlas of True Names USA - alternate

This Map shows the literal meaning of every state names....

This Map shows the literal meaning of every state names.

The true meaning of New York City is "New Yew-Tree Village"? According to Wiki, Yew refers to any of various coniferous plants. Yew Tree however, is associated with Parliamentary Constituency in the UK, specifically within Liverpool. For all we know, the name originated from Britain (duh..!) and we are glad it is New York and not the latest Yew-Tree Village.

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