Which country derives its name from the word "South"?

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"Australis" means "South" in Latin. Following European discovery, names for the Australian landmass were often references to the legendary Terra Australis Incognita - an "unknown land of the South" which appeared on many maps since Roman times.
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78%
7%
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flagGreece
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7%
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7%
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10%
59%
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21%
57%
9%
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55%
11%
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flagthe Netherlands
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55%
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47%
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