pacific south america vocab

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El Nino

an ocean and weather pattern that affects the Pacific coast

landlocked

completely surrounded by land

altiplano

a broad, high plateau

outlet

a place or opening through which something is let out

strait

a narrow body of water connecting two larger bodies of water

effect

influence

affect

to produce an effect upon

causes

to make something happen

terraces

a flat roof or open platform

suspension

the act of suspending

viceroy

governor

revolt

to renounce allegiance or subjection

Creoles

american-born descendants of Europeans

heritage

tradition

unstable

not steady or sturdy

unrest

a disturbed or uneasy stae

boulevards

a broad often landscaped thorough fare

migrants

a person, animal, or plant that migrates

factors

one of the elements contributing to a particular result or situation

coup

a sudden overthrow of a government by a small group of people

prospects

the outlook for the future

wages

money that is paid or received for work or service

international

between or among nations; involving two or more nations

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