There is a place in Hokkaidō called Saruba 去場 (さるば)
What can be the literal meaning of this place name??
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「去る」 means to leave, depart, disappear from, etc. 「場」 means location, place.
So...I guess it would be something like "The place from which you depart".
I should note that 「去る」 has a connotation of being low-key, stealthy, etc. You wouldn't 去る a location or event with much fanfare.
As it has been noted, the origin of that name is Ainu, and in that case the meaning is equivalent to "A village located upstream from paddy fields". You will find many examples of such names in Hokkaido, where the Ainu people lived from a long time ago.