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Mesoamerica vocab

TermDefinition
Vital absolutely necessary or important
Adapt make (something) suitable for a new use or purpose
GLACIER Huge sheet of ice
MESOAMERICA A region and cultural area in the Americas
SOUTHAMERICA A continent in the western hemisphere
OLMEC A member of a prehistoric people inhabiting the coast of Veracruz and western Tabasco on the Gulf of Mexico
MAYA The supernatural power wielded by gods and demons to produce illusions.
INCA A South American hummingbird having mainly blackish or bronze-colored plumage with one or two white breast patches.
AZTEC A member of the American Indian people dominant in Mexico before the Spanish conquest of the 16th century.
CARIBOU A large North American reindeer.
TEOTIHUACAN Teotihuacan also seems to be older than the Toltec civilization.
TENOCHTITLAN Was an Aztec altepetl
HONDURAS Is a republic in Central America. It was at times referred to as Spanish Honduras to differentiate it from British Honduras, which became the modern-day state of Belize.
YUCATAN PENINSULA In southeastern Mexico, separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico, with the northern coastline on the Yucat√°n Channel.
MONOPOLY the exclusive possession or control of the supply or trade in a commodity or service.
CONTINENT any of the world's main continuous expanses of land (Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America).
TRADE ROUTE A logistical network identified as a series of pathways and stoppages used for the commercial transport of cargo.
TRADING EMPIRE
Created by: cs03140