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Bazaar
an Arab open-air market
Perennial Irrigation
a system for providing water to crops at any time of year
Reservoir
a body of water collected in a natural or artificial lake
Basin Irrigation
a form of irigation in which walls are built around fields to trap floodwaters
Capital
money invested in building and supporting new businesses
Sandstorm
blow hot air, dus, and grit into the nile valley and air
Delta
land formed by soil in the water that is dropped as the river slows and enters the sea
Fellaheen
Egyptian peasents
Wadis
dry riverbeds and sharp gullies
Caravans
large groups of merchants who have joined together to travel in safety
Medinas
the older Arap sections of North African cities
Souks
market areas
Maghreb
the North African countries west of Egypt
Turareg
normadic group of the southwest Sahara
Berbers
the original inhabitants of North Africa