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abdicate
to relinquish power or responsibility formally
to relinquish
Aborigine
an original inhabitant; one of the original inhabitants of Astralia
Habito (Latin)
acculturation
the process of accepting, borrowing, and exchanging traits between cultures
accepting, borrowing, and exchanging
alluvial plain
a broad expanse of land along riverbanks
riverbanks
ALTIPLANO
a spanish word meaning "high plain"
spainish word
anarchy
political disorder and violence
violence
ancestor worship
the belief that respecting and honoring one's ancestors will cause them to live on in the spirit world after death
spirit world after death
animism
the religous belief that such things as the sky, river, and trees contain souls
contain souls
annex
to formally incorporate into a country or state the territory of another
country or state territory
APARTHEID
an Afrikaans word meaning "apartness"
"apartness"
Aqueduct
A large pipe or cannel desinged to transport water a long distance
large pipe or Cannel
arable
capable of being farmed
capable
archipelago
a group of islands
islands
artesian well
a well that is is drilled deep enough to tap a layer of porous material filled with ground water
A well
atheism
the belief that God does not exist
does not exist