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Greece 1 Geography

1 Geography of Ancient Greece

geography study of the human and physical systems of the earth
economy a system for how goods and services are produced, distributed and consumed
trade the exchange of goods and services in a market or region
peninsula an area of land that is surrounded by water on three sides
colony an area owned and controlled by a larger territory that is far away
archipelago a chain or cluster of islands
polis a city-state that was self-governing territory
fertile soil land that has good conditions for growing crops
terracing the process of making steps in the hillside to create more areas of flat land for growing crops
merchant a person involved in trade - buying/selling goods to make a profit
culture the beliefs, customs, practices of a particular nation or community of people
cultural diffusion the spread of cultural traits from on culture to another
agriculture the cultivation of land for raising crops and animals to sustain and enhance life.
yield the amount produced (of a specific crop)
surplus extra , an additional amount beyond what is required
Created by: chambrook