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Nonaligned nation
A nonaligned nation is a nation that adopted neutrality during the Cold War. India was a nonaligned nation during the Cold War
Alluvial plain
An alluvial plain is a mostly flat, but slightly sloping landmass usually found at the base of hills. Alluvial plains are found mostly near the Indus River
Sultanate
A sultanate is a certain area, or kingdom that is under the rule of a sultan. A sultan is an Islamic monarch ruling under the terms of the shariah
Subcontinent
A subcontinent is a large landmass that makes up the majority or a large part of a continent, but is considered an independent state. India is often considered a subcontinent
Monsoon
Monsoons are winds that carry dry air into south Asia from the Northeast during the winter bring moisture from the southwest in the summer. The rain carried by summer monsoon winds brings much needed rain, as the rain makes agriculture possible