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Unit 2 Vocabulary

region an area of land that has common features
rural areas which are not towns or cities; they are often farming or agricultural areas
urban located in a city or related to city life
agriculture growing and harvesting crops, and raising animals or livestock
urbanization when an area becomes more urban, or more like a big city
dam a barrier that blocks flowing water or sends it in a new direction
deforestation the clearing, or cutting down, of forests
desertification the gradual (slow) change of habitable land (land you can live on) into desert
mining the extraction (removal) of minerals and metals from Earth
population density a way of showing how crowded a place is; how many people live in a square mile
immigration the process of moving to a new country with plans to live there permanently
immigrant people who move to a new country
refugee a person seeking safe haven after being forced to flee (run away from) violence
push factor a factor (reason) that 'pushes' someone out of their area
pull factor a factor (reason) that 'pulls' someone into an area
culture a pattern of behavior shared by a society, or group of people
cultural diffusion the spread of cultural beliefs and social activities from one group to another
geographic origin where, on Earth, something started/began
monotheism the belief in one God
polytheism the belief in many gods or goddesses
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