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skedaddled
leave in a hurry (p.70)
thronged
crowded into (p.70)
Andes
A mountain system extending the length of Western South America (p.70)
Voila
French word meaning "there it is" (p.71)
gratitude
thankfulness; appreciation (p.71)
Peruvian
belonging to or from Peru (p.74)
Galapagos
group of islands in the Pacific Ocean that belong to the country of Ecuador (p.75)
cords
a measure of cut wood arranged in a pile 8 ft. long, 4 ft. high, & 4 ft. wide (p.75)
barren
land with little or no vegetation (p.75)
wily
sly; crafty (p.77)
sidearms
weapons that can be worn at the side or waste as a pistol (p.78)
four-shooters
a revolver with 4 chambers, each holding 1 bullet (p.78)
musket
a long barreled firearm, fired from the shoulder, came before the invention of the rifle (p.78)
bountiful
plentiful (p.78)
Sandwich Islands
the former name of the Hawaiian Islands (p.78)
account
money set aside for a specific purpose (p.79)
pea jacket
a short, double breasted coat of thick woolen material, worn by sailors in severe weather (p.79)
Golden Gate
a strait or channel between the Pacific Ocean and the San Francisco Bay (p.80)