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Spain (Cassiteridia, Northwest of Iberia, Ourense province) means the land of metal (tin)

Spain (Cassiteridia, Northwest of Iberia, Ourense province) means the land of metal (tin)

According to wikipedia:

Jesús Luis Cunchillos argues that the root of the term span is the Phoenician word spy, meaning “to forge metals”. Therefore, i-spn-ya would mean “the land where metals are forged”.

According to Strabo:

The Cassiterides (“Tin Islands”, from Greek κασσίτερος, kassíteros “tin”), are an ancient geographical name of islands that were regarded as situated somewhere near the west coasts of Europe.


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