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TermDefinition
insular an area comprised of islands
flora the plant life in a particular environment
fauna the animal life in a particular environment
endemic specific to a particular place or people
commodity a material, resource, or product that is bought and sold
sultan the ruler of a Muslim country
plantation a large farm
absolute monarchy a system of government in which the ruler has complete control
constitutional monarchy a form of government in which a monarch is the head of state but elected officials run the government
ultimate most extreme or greatest
primate city a country’s main city that is so large and influential that it dominates the rest of the country
minority a group of people that is different from most of the population
Pacific Rim the countries bordering the Pacific Ocean, particularly Asian countries
subsistence farming the countries bordering the Pacific Ocean, particularly Asian countries
ecotourism a type of tourism in which people visit a country to enjoy its natural wonders
exploit to use a person, resource, or situation unfairly and selfishly
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