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Ch. 21,22,23 Vocab

world geography

TermDefinition
agricultural revolution the change from nomadic hunting and gathering to farming that took place about 8000 B.C
civilization an advanced culture
monotheism the belief in one God
protectorate an area that has its own government but is controlled by an outside power
chaparral a type of natural vegetation that is adapted to Mediterranean climates
poaching Illegal Hunting
mosque an Islamic place of religious worship
muezzin in Islam, a crier who calls the faithful to prayer five times each day from a minaret.
minaret a tall, slender tower attached to a mosque
desalination plant the transformation of arable into desert either naturally or through human intervention
nomad a person who travels from place to place
trade deficit the situation in which a country imports more than it imports
trade surplus the situation in which a country exports more than it imports
autonomy
genocide
nationalism
chernozem
fundamentalism
yurt
deserification
mandate
zionist
self-determination
drip irrigation
potash
fertile crescent
militia
anarchy
embargo
infrastructure
falaj system
secular
shah
ayatollah
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