Latin Names Of Islands
The Ancient Romans gave Latin names to every geographical entity in their vast empire, and many outside throughout the then known world; while many of these names were based on pre-existing 'autochthonous' names, sometimes translating, more often just adapting to their tongue, especially the ending, other names were the result of a more invasive decision, especially in case of (re)founding for a colony of veterans.
Users of Neo-Latin have taken the Latin language to places the Romans never went; hence a need arose to make Latin names of islands that were not known to the Ancient Romans.
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