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Soc studies voc 7th

vocabulary 042011

2nd largest city in Egypt. Sea port Alexandria
marketplace souks
North African country on the Mediterranean Sea Egypt
2nd President of Egypt Gamal Abdel Nasser
the ninth month of the Islamic calendar Ramadan
Jewish Holiday - the day of atonement Yom Kippur
leader of Libya since a military coup on 1 September 1969, when he overthrew King Idris and established the Libyan Arab Republic Muammar el-Qaddafi
fertile or green area in a desert Oasis
mountain range in southern Turkey, a great chain running parallel to the Mediterranean coast. The system extends along a curve from Lake Egridir in the west to the upper reaches of the Euphrates River in the east. Taurus Mountains
North African country just east of Morocco Algeria
Capital of Saudi Arabia Riyadh
Capital of Egypt Cairo
channel connecting the Mediterranean Sea with the Atlantic Ocean, lying between southernmost Spain and northwesternmost Africa Strait of Gibraltar
name applied to a group of dialects of the Central Semitic languages, thus related to and classified alongside other Semitic languages such as Hebrew and the Neo-Aramaic languages. Arabic
monotheistic religion articulated by the Qur’an, a text considered by its adherents to be the verbatim word of God. Islam
an immense stone sculpture of a creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human...Carved from limestone Great Sphinx
a member of a people who move seasonally from place to place to search for food and water or pasture for their livestock Nomads
A slab or plaque, as of stone or ivory, with a surface that is intended for or bears an inscription. Tablet
one of the most saline bodies of water in the world, is an inlet of the Indian Ocean between Africa and Asia Red Sea
a civilization centered around the Phoenician city-state of Carthage, located in North Africa on the Gulf of Tunis, outside what is now Tunis, Tunisia carthage
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