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Eurasia
region that lies on both the European and Asia continents
urban
relating to the city
suburb
smaller community located in the area surrounding a city
consumer goods
goods people buy to use for themselves, such as household products, clothing , and cars
rural
relating to the countryside
tundra
vast rolling , treeless plain in high latitude limates in which only the top few inches of ground thaw in summer
taiga
huge forest of evergreen trees that grow in subaristic regions
steppe
partly dry, treeless grassland often found on the edges of a dessert
communism
economic, social and political syatem based on the teachings of Karl Marx, which advocated the elimination of private property
heavy industry
industry that produces goods such as machinery, mining equitment, and steel
light industry
industry that produces goods such as clothing, shoes, furniture, house hold product
Slav
person from the ethnic group orginating in northeast Europe whose native tongue is a Slavic language
majority culture
dominant or main culture of a region
minority culture
culture other than the majority culture ina region
ethnic conflict
dispute between two or more ethnic groups
nomad
person who moves from place to place with herds of animals
oasis
green area in a desert fed by underground water
elevation
height of land above sea level