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central asia v

central asia

landlocked Completely surrounded by land, with no direct access to the ocean
oasis A place in the desert where a spring or well provides water
yurt A moveable round house of wool felt mats over a wood frame
mosques Islamic houses of worship
nomads People who move from place to place
caravans Groups of people who travel together for protection
terrorism The use of violence and threats to intimidate, esp. for political purposes
Al Qaeda A radical Muslim organization dedicated to the elimination of a Western presence in Arab countries (founded by Osama bin Laden in 1988)
jihad A holy war undertaken as a sacred duty by Muslims
muslim Followers of Islam
Created by: orscholl