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plains (prairies)
a large area of flat land or rolling hills
basin
flat land surrounded by higher land, usually drained by a river
tributaries
river or stream that flows into a larger river or stream
bay
a body of water partly surrounded by land, having a wide outlet to the sea
timberline
a line showing the area beyond which trees do not grow
contiguous
joined together inside a common boundary
rural
a country area, sparsely populated
urban
a city area, densely populated
suburban
a residential area (homes) on the edge of a large city (urban)
agriculture
farming
manufacturing
to make a product, usually with machines
mining
the process of taking minerals, ore, etc. from the earth
service industries
business that provides a service (hotel, restaurant, etc.)
tourism
travel for pleasure
bilingual
able to speak two languages
prime minister
chief executive of a country with a parliament
cordillera
mountains running side by side