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Chapter 8 Vocabulary

colonies territories controlled by the people from a foreign land.
plantations large farms that produce one major crop often for exports.
bilingual people who can speak two languages
textiles cloth products
metropolitan area is a city and its surrounding built-up areas.
arable fit for growing crops
smog chemical reactions involving sunlight and pollutants from automobiles and industries.
gentrification process of buying run-down homes in older areas of a community and restoring them.
trade deficit a situation in which the value of a country's exports is less than the value of the country's imports.
superpower a huge powerful country.
Created by: Katdog