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Canada

Social Studies

TermDefinition
Province An administrative unit similar to a state.
Territory The land administered by the national government.
Shield A large area of relatively flat land made up of ancient,hard rock.
Coniferous Describing evergreen trees that produce cones to hold seeds and that have needles instead of leaves.
Deciduous Describing trees that shed their leaves in the autumn.
Archipelago A group of islands.
Tundra A flat,treeless plain with permanently frozen ground.
Fishery An area where fish come to feed in huge numbers.
Comprise To make up.
Access A way to reach a distant area.
Occupy To settle in a place.
Eventually At a later time.
Migrate To move to an area to settle.
Aboriginal To native people.
Metis Children of French and native people.
Transcontinental Describing something that crosses a continent
Granary A building used to store harvested grain.
Via On the way through.
Metropolitan Area An area that includes a city and its surrounding suburbs.
Bilingual Able to use two languages.
Peacekeeping Sending trained members of the military to crisis spots to maintain peace and order.
Separatist An individual who wants to break away from control by a dominate group.
Autonomy Having independence from another country.
Acid Rain Rain that contains harmful amounts of poisons due to pollution.
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