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China Vocab!

china vocab

Silk road An ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean sea.
The Great Wall of China A roadway along the top, constructed as a defense for China.15,000 miles long.
Levee To prevent the flooding of a river.
Oracal bones A group of inscribed animal bones and shells discovered in China and used originally in divination by the ancient Chinese
Mandate of heaven
Emperor qins terracottas army clay army. no two soilders were alike.
Analects Analects of Confucius , are a record of the words and acts of the central Chinese
Famine Extreme and protracted shortage of food, resulting in widespread hunger and a substantial increase in the death rate
Huang river Stream of water larger than a brook or creek 3,000 miles long.
North China Plain The North China Plain is based on the deposits of the Huang River runs through it.
Steppe dry treeless plains
Ordos A desert plateau in the S Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region in N China.
Desert A region so arid because of little rainfall that it supports only sparse and widely spaced vegetation or no vegetation at all
Plateau A land area having a relatively level surface.
Erosion The act or state of eroding
Stir-fry To cook quickly by cutting into small pieces and stirring constantly in a lightly oiled wok or frying pan over high heat.
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