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cordillera
chain or range of mountains
archipelago
a group or chain of islands
flora
the plant life of a region
fauna
the animal life of a region
endemic
describing plant or animal species native to a particular area
primate city
city that dominates a country's economy, culture, and government and in which population is concentrated; usually the capital
maritime
concerned with travel or shipping by sea
indigenous
native to a place; the original inhabitants- plant, animal or human
sphere of influence
area of a country in which a foreign power has economical or political influence
wat
in Southeast Asia, a temple
batik
method of dyeing cloth to produce beautiful patterns
longhouse
in rural areas of Indonesia and Malaysia, a large building where people from several related families live
sickle
large, curved knife with a handle used to cut grass or tall grains
free port
port city where goods can be unloaded, stored, and reshipped, without the payment of import duties