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world geo

chapter 30-33 vocabulary

Seismograph an instrument that measures and records details of earthquakes, such as force and duration.
Typhoons a tropical storm in the region of the Indian or western Pacific oceans.
Homogeneous uniform.
militarism the glorification of the military and readiness for war.
Downsized fired, as their companies trim workers to save costs. sometimes workers who refused to retire early are given demeaning jobs to force them to leave.
Tariffs taxes on imports that make foreign goods more costly than their domestic equivalents.
Quotas fixed total quantities, which limit the number of foreign-made goods sold in Japan.
Terraces level, narrow edges.
Intensive farming requires much labor, to produce food.
Bullet train travels at speeds greater than 160 miles per hour.
Demilitarized zone a zone from which military forces or operations or installations are prohibited.
Proliferation rapid increase in numbers.
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