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loess
a fertile, yellow-gray soil deposited by wind and water
dike
high banks of soil located along the sides of rivers
typhoon
tropical storms with strong winds and heavy rains
invest
put money into a business
consumer goods
products such as television sets, cars, and motorcycles
tungsten
a metal used in electrical equipment
terraced feilds
feild with with strips of land cut out of a hillside like stair steps
dynasty
ruling families who govern China
calligraphy
the art of beautiful writing
pagoda
Buddist temples with many-storied towers
empire
a collection of territories under one ruler
yurt
large circle-shaped tents made of animal skins
High-technology industries
companies that produce computers and other electronic equipment.