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maritime boarding on or near the sea; relating to navigation or shipping
province a territory governed as a political division of a country
secede withdraw formally from membership in a political or religious organization
irrigation watering of farmland with water drawn from reservoirs or river
peninsula a strip of land the jubs out int the ocean
plateau area of high, flat land
sinkwhole a hole formed when limestone is dissolved causing the land above to collapsemovement
cash crop a farm crop grown for sale and profit
ejido farmland owned collectively by members of a rural community
hacienda Large Spanish owned estate in the America's often run as a farm
land redistribution policy by which land is taken from those who own large amout
latifundio large commercial farm own by a private individaul or farming company
migrant worker worker who travels place to place, working where extra help is needed to cultivate or harvest crops
maquiladora factory in mexico along the U.S border, that assembles goods for export
NAFTA north american free trade agreement, which phased out trade barriers among the united states Canada and Mexico
substance farming
Created by: pie1998