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1 14 Africa Vocab.

Africa Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Developing Country A poor country whose citizens mostly work in agriculture.
Life expectancy the average number of years a person from a certain group lives.
Natural resources Naturally occurring materials that can be used by humans.
Scarcity Inadequate supply or shortage!
Civil war A war between citezens of the same country.
Colony A group of people living in such a country or area, consisting of the original settlers and their descendants and successors.
Coral reef A reef consisting of coral consolidated into limestone.
Deforestation The state of being clear of trees.
Desertification The process by which fertile land becomes desert, typically as a result of drought, deforestation, or inappropriate agriculture.
Drought A prolonged period of abnormally low precipitation; a shortage of water.
Genocide The deliberate killing of a large group of people, esp. those of a paticular ethnic group or nation.
Immigrant A person who comes to live permanently in a foreign country.
Imperialism A policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force.
Indigenous Originatin or occurring naturally in a particular place; native " the indigenous peoples of Siberia."
Industrialized Country The term developed country is used to describe countries that have high level of development according to some.
Literacy Rate is the proportion of the population over age 15 that can read and write.
Overgraze Graze so heavily that the vegetation is dameged and the groung becomes liable.
Refuge A person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution.
Savanna A grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few trees.
Subsistence Farm farming that provides for the basic needs of the farmer without surpluses for marketing.
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