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south asia

Monsoon a seasonal prevailing wind in the region of South and Southeast Asia, blowing from the southwest between May and September and bringing rain
indo-european languages family native to western and southern ... Membership in the various branches
Dravidian languages Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam, all of which have long literary traditions. Smaller literary languages are Tulu and Kodava
Partition the action or state of dividing or being divided into parts.
Forward Capital symbolically relocated capital city usually because of either economic or strategic reasons.
Population density number of people per unit of area
Physiologic density number of people per unit area of arable land
Demographic transition phenomenon and theory which refers to the historical shift from high birth rates and high infant death rates in societies with minimal technology
Fertility rate measures the average number of children per woman
Population pyramid graph that shows the distribution of ages across a population divided down the center between male and female members
Sex ratio ratio of males to females in a population
Communal tension violent parties feel solidarity for their respective groups
hindutva Indian cultural, national, and religious identity
Caste system divides Hindus into four main categories - Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaishyas and the Shudras
Micro-credit the lending of small amounts of money at low interest to new businesses in the developing world
Buffer state a small neutral country situated between two larger hostile countries and serving to prevent the outbreak of regional conflict.
Taliban fundamentalist religious group that held power over most of Afghanistan during the late 1990s.
al-Qaeda ideologues envision the removal of all foreign influences in Muslim countries. Al-Qaeda members believe that a Christian–Jewish alliance is conspiring to destroy Islam
Drone warfare warfare with the use of army drones with the capability of taking out many people whilst being controlled by very far away.
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