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FMS 6th Ch 5 (NG)


isthmus A narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas.
ecotourism The practice of using an area's natural environment to attract tourists.
archipelago Large group of islands.
civil war A conflict between two or more groups within a country.
Panama Canal Provides a water route connecting the Atlantic & Pacific Oceans.
cloud forest A moist, high-elevation tropical forest where low clouds are common.
dialect A regional variety of a language.
commonwealth A self-governing territory associated with another country.
refugee Someone who flees to another country, usually for political or economic reasons.
Havana The capital of Cuba.
cooperative An organization owned by its members and operated for their mutual benefit.
Caribbean Sea An arm of the Atlantic Ocean between North and South America.
Greater Antilles An island group in the Caribbean that includes Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico.
Lesser Antilles A group of small islands in the Caribbean; they stretch from the Virgin Islands in the north to Trinidad in the south.
Created by: Stoll FMS