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|a mountain range in South Asia that includes mt. Everest
|a landmass that is like a continent, only smaller
|land that has rich farmlend, composed of clay, silt, sand, or gravel deposited by running water.
|a set of closely grouped islands.
|a ring-like coral island or string of small islands.
|a seasonal wind, especialy in South Asia.
|a violent storm with fierce winds and violent rain; the most extreme weather pattern of South Asia.
|the dominant religeon of India
|river in South Asia; an important water resource flowing more than 1,500 miles from its source in a Himilayan glacier to the Bay of Bengal.
|high water level brought by a cyclone that swamps low-lying areas.
|a broadend seaward end of a river, where the rivers current meet the oceans tides.
|a state founded in the fifteenth century by a man named Mutoa and that extended throughout all present day Zimbabwe except the eastern part
|the period of british rule in india, which lasted for neerly 200 years from 1857-1947
|a movement that uses all means of protest except violence.
|the process of breaking up large land holdings to attain more balanced land distribution amongst farmers.
|an agriculteral program launched by scientists in the 1960's to develope higher yeilding grain varieties and improve food production by incorporating new farming techniques.
|the aryan system of social classes in india and one of the cornerstones of hinduism in which each person is born into a caste and can only move into a diferent caste through reincarnation.
|Indus Valley civilization
|the largest of the worlds first civilizations in what is now Pakistan; this was a highly developed urban civilization, lasting from 2500 b.c. to about 1500 b.c.
|SEPARATION; division into two or more territorial units having separate political status.
|a region of northern india and pakistan over wich several destructive wars have been fought.
|a small loan available to poor entrepeneurs, to help small businesses grow and raise living standards.
|a person who starts and builds a business
|an islamic practice of mouth-long fasting from sun up to sun down.
|a government in which the rulers powers are limited by the constitution and the laws of the nations.
|a person of ibetral ancestry in nepal, who serves as the traditional mountain guide of the mount everest region.
|story behind Buddhas life.
|representation of the cosmos
|the language of sri lanka
|the Dravidian language of the Tamils
|the sovereign of an Islamic country.
|a lack of ability to read and write.
|long period of rain in the summer
|long period of rain in the winter