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Ch. 30-33 Vocab.

TermDefinition
Intensive farming. Farming that requires a great deal labor.
Terrace. In farming, a flat, narrow edge of land, usually constructed in hilly areas to increase the amount of arable land.
Bullet train. A high-speed train.
Seismograph. An instrument that measures and records movement in the earth's crust.
Typhoon. A destructive tropical storm that forms over the Pacific Ocean.
Homogeneous. Having a similar nature; uniform in structure or quality.
Militarism. The glorification of the military and a readiness for war.
Downsize. To fire an employee in order to reduce costs.
Tariff. A tax imposed by a government on imported goods.
Quota. A fixed quantity.
Demilitarized zone. A strip of land on which troops or weapons are not allowed.
Proliferation. An increase in the number of something.
Sphere of influence. An area or country that is politically and economically dominated by, though not directly governed by, another country.
Abdicte. To surrender one's office, throne, or authority.
Warlord. A local leader with a military following.
Light industry. The production of small consumer goods such as clothing and appliance.
Martial law. The law administered during a period of strict military control.
Double cropping. In farming, growing more than one crop a year on the same land.
Theocrat. Someone who claims to rule by religious or divine authority.
Autonomous region. A political unit with limited self-government.
Buffer. A protective zone between two countries.
Provisional government. A temporary government pending permanent arrangements.
Exodus. A mass migration from a region.
Ideogram. In written language, a character or symbol that represents an idea or thing.
Atheism. The belief that God does not exist.
Acupuncture. The ancient Chinese practice of inserting fine needles at specific body points to cure disease or ease pain.
Barbarian. A person without manners or civilized customs.
Paddy. Irrigated or flooded land on which rice is grown.
Indigenous. Native to or living naturally in an area or environment.
Insurgent. A person who rebels against his or her government.
Doi Moi. The economic change begun by Vietnam in 1986.
Heterogeneity. A lack of similarity.
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