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Canada Vocabulary

Social studies

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 of ancient hard rock
coniferious describing evergreen trees that produce cones to hold seeds and that have needles instead of leaves
deciduos describing trees that shed their leaves in the autumn
tundra a flat treeless plain with permanently frozen land
fishery an area where fish come to feed in huge numbers
archipolago a group of islands
comprise to make up
access a way to reach a distant area
aboriginal a native people
transcontinental describing something that crosses a continent
granary a building used to store harvested grain
Metis Children of French and native peoples
occupy to settle in a place
eventually at a later time
migrate to move to an area to settle
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 dominant group
autonomy having independence from another country
acid rain rain that contains harmful amounts poisons due to pollution
Created by: 22jvelasco



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