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This article lists the various etymologies (origins) of the names of rivers around the world.

Africa

Antarctica

Asia

Australia

Europe

See also: Old European hydronymy

North America

South America

See also

References

  1. ^ Alph River
  2. ^ Antarctic Explorers
  3. ^ Indus#History
  4. ^ Murray River#Exploration
  5. ^ Online Etymology Dictionary
  6. ^ Beck, Noémie (2009). "Irish River-Goddesses: Drowning and Wisdom". Goddesses in Celtic Religion. Université Lumière Lyon 2. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
  7. ^ Hill, Jack A. (3 January 2017). Adam Ferguson and Ethical Integrity: The Man and His Prescriptions for the Moral Life. ISBN 9781498504584.
  8. ^ Svenskt ortnamnslexikon ("Swedish Place-Name Dictionary"), 2003, pp. 322.
  9. ^ a b Volga river#Nomenclature
  10. ^ Room, Adrian (2006). Placenames of the World. McFarland
  11. ^ Room, Adrian (2006). Placenames of the World: Origins and Meanings of the Names for 6,600 Countries, Cities, Territories, Natural Features, and Historic Sites. ISBN 9780786422487.
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  13. ^ Bright (2004:89)
  14. ^ "Captain Robert Gray explores Grays Bay and charts the mouth of Grays River in May 1792". HistoryLink.org. Retrieved 24 July 2010.
  15. ^ "Delaware". Online Etymology Dictionary. Retrieved 1 September 2007.
  16. ^ Bright (2004:160)
  17. ^ Bright (2004:174)
  18. ^ Bright (2004:290)
  19. ^ McCafferty, Michael. 2004. Correction: Etymology of Missouri. American Speech, 79.1:32
  20. ^ Koontz, John. "Etymology". Siouan Languages. Retrieved 28 November 2006.
  21. ^ Bright (2004:396)
  22. ^ "Snake River (Hells Canyon)". National Wild and Scenic Rivers Program. Archived from the original on 10 June 2010. Retrieved 24 July 2010.
  23. ^ Bright (2004:466)
  24. ^ Kelton, Dwight H. (1888). Indian Names of Places Near the Great Lakes. Detroit, MI: Detroit Free Press Printing Company
  25. ^ Bright (2004:488)
  26. ^ Bright (2004:537)
  27. ^ Bright (2004:583)
  28. ^ Amazon River
  29. ^ Amazon Rainforest#Etymology
  30. ^ Places to visit in Paraguay when visiting Iguassu Falls Archived 12 April 2008 at the Wayback Machine

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