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ch 15 Russia

upland the high land of a cost away from the country
lichen a plant-like organism that consists of algae and fungus
tundra a flat, treeless plain that is permanently frozen ground
taiga a large coniferous forest
permfrost the permanently frozen, lower layers of soil found in a tundra and subarctic climate zones
define to describe the nature or extent or something
czar the title given to an empor of Russia's past
serf a farm laborer that can be bought and sold with the land
genocide a mass murder of people from an particular ethnic group
collectivization a system in which small farms where combined huge, state-run enterprises with work done by mechanical techniques in the hopes of making farming more efficient and reducing the need for farmworkers
insignificant unimportant
inflation a sharp increases in the price of goods, sometimes caused by a shortage of goods
oligrach a member of a small ruling group that holds great power
decline to reduce in number
Created by: 22tjared
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