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himalaya mountains a lure to mountain climbers around the world.
subcontinent a large landmass that is smaller than a continent.
alluvial plain lands that are rich farmlands.
archipelago or island group, of more than 1,200 small island.
atoll low lying tops of submerged volcanoes, surrounded by coral reefs and shallow lagoons.
monsoon or seasonal winds.
cyclone a violent syprm with fiercw winds and heavy rain.
hinduism the religion of most indians.
storm surge high waters; that swamp low-lying areas.
ganges river the earthly home of the hindu goddess ganga.
estuary an arm of the sea at the lower end of a river; dam is south asia.
mughal empire an established empire, throughout much of india.
raj the period of direct british control.
nonviolent resistance a protest movement that does not use violence to achieve it goals.
green revolution increased crop yeilds.
caste system the aryan system of social classes.
indus valley civilization begining around 2500 had brick buildings and sophisticated sanitation systems.
partition or division, of british Inia.
kashmir territory where pakistan fought several destrucive wars with India.
microcredit an important economic development.
entrepenue people who start and build a business.
ramadan a month long period of fasting from sinrise to sunset.
constitutions monarchy kingdoms in which the ruler's powers by a constitution.
sherpa these people from the high himalayas are traditional mountain guides of the everest region.
siddhartha guatama known as the buddha, was born on the borders of present nepal and india.
mandala geometric designs that are symbols of the universe and aid in meditation.
sinhalese people from the northern plains of india crossed in narrow strait.
tamils dravidian hindus.
sultan muslim rulers.
basic necessities food, clothing, and shelter.
illiteracy the inability to read or write.
summer monsoon is a wind system that blows from the southwest across the indian ocean.
winter monsoon is a wind system that blows from the northeast across the himalayas toward the sea from october through february.
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