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Paddy
wet land where rice is grown
Intensive Agriculture
a form of agriculture using a great amount of human labor and/or capital to farm small amounts of love
Double Cropping
harvesting two crops in the same plot each year
Aquaculture
raising and harvesting fish and marine life in ponds or other bodies of water
Puppet Government
government controlled by outside forces, such as another country's government
Communes
collective farms grouped together to organize farming and plan public services
Pictograms
simple pictures used to represent ideas
Calligraphy
artistic handwriting or lettering
Martial Law
military rule
Tsunamis
large sea waves created by undersea tectonic activity like earthquakes
Flyway
migration route for birds
Shogun
a powerful warlord in early Japan
Samurai
professional Japanese warrior employed by a shogun for protection
Annex
to formally join an area into a country
Armistice
truce
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
a buffer zone into which opposing armies may not enter
Subside
financial support from the government
Work Ethic
the belief that work itself has moral value
Export Economy
a type of economy in which goods are produced mainly for the export rather than for domestic use
Trade Surplus
a condition existing when a country exports more than it imports
Urban Agglomeration
densely populated region surrounding a central city