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megalopolis a very large city; a region made up of several large cities and their surrounding areas, considered to be a single urban complex
mangrove a tropical tree that grows in swampy ground along coastal areas
batou the exchange of goods without money
fall line imaginary line between the Appalachian mountains and the Atlantic coastal line
sunbelt the southern and southwestern states of the us, from the Carolina to southern California, characterized by warm climate and, recently, rapid population growth
humus the organic material that results when plants and animals that live in the soil die and decay
growing season in farming, the average number of days between the last frost of spring and the first frost of fall
grain elevator a tall building equipped with machinery for loading, cleaning, storing, and discharging grain
grain exchange a place where grain is bought firms in foreign countries
tundra a dty, treeles plain where temperatures are always cool or cold and only specialized plants can grow
aqueduct a large pipe or channel designed to transport water from a remote source over a long distance
province a territory governed as a political division of a country
maritime bordering on or near the sea; relating to navigation or shipping
lock an enclosed section of a canal, in which a ship may be raised or lowered by raising or lowering the level of the water in that section
bedrock the solid rock underlying the earth's surface
separatism a movement to win political, religious, or ethnic independence from another group
scede to withdraw formally from membership in a political or religious organixtion
customs fees charged by a government on imported goods
tariff a tax imposed by a gov on imported goods
NAFTA north american free trade agreement, which phased out trade barriers among the US, Canada, and Mexico
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