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Urban
relating to a city or cities
Plateau
a high flat area of land
Tribuatary
a branch of river
allovial plain
land formed from fine soils deposited by a river
drought
a long time with little or no rain
silt
a mixture of bits or rock and sil carried or deposited by water
irrigation
the use of connected ditches, canals, dams, and dikes to move water to dry areas
Technology
the skills and knowledge to make products or meet goals.
government
a system used to make laws and decisions
zigguarat
a huge mud-brick temple built by the ancient sumerians
civilization
a centralized society with developed forms of religion , ways of governing, and learning components, architecture, social classes, writing, inventions, innovation, government, religion.
monarchy
the system of government in which a king or queen rules
city-state
a city and its surrounding framland built with its own leaders and government
scribe
a person who writes
innovation
a new way of doing things