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Explorer Vocabulary

adobe a clay deposited by rivers ,used in the production of bricks
colony a country or area under the control of another country ;a group of people living there
conquistadors Spanish conquerors of the Americas in the sixteenth century
empires groups of nations or territories ruled by a single authority
expidition a trip made for a specific purpose ,especially to explore
merchents people who buy and sell goods for profit
migrate move from one location to another
missionary a person who shares their religious faith with others ,usually in our countries
pueblos American Indian apartment like dwellings usually several stories high
strait a narrow water way connecting two larger bodies of water
voyage a long journey by air ,land,or sea
Western Hemisphere the part of the world that includes the continents of North and South America
alliances associations of groups who agree to cooperate for common goals
archaeologist scientist who study ancient people and cultures
captive a person held against his or her will;a prisoner
deserted left without permission
foraged searched for food
hostile very unfriendly
outpost a settlement on a frontier or in a faraway place
remote far from civilization or populated areas
seminary a school for the training of priest
tradingpost a store in a remote location where traders barter, or trade,for suplies
trinkets small items of little value
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