geography

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ethnic group

people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture

homogenous

all of the same or similar kind or nature

dynasty

a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family

culture hearth

a center where cultures developed and from which ideas and traditions spread outward

clan

group of people related by blood or marriage

shogun

a hereditary military dictator of Japan

samuri

warriors of japan

ideogram

a graphic character used in ideography

mandarin

the dialect of Chinese spoken in Beijing and adopted as the official language for all of China

calligraphy

beautiful handwriting

commune

a body of people or families living together and sharing everything

cooperative

a jointly owned commercial enterprise (usually organized by farmers or consumers) that produces and distributes goods and services and is run for the benefit of its owners

trading partner

countries that buy and sell to each other

merchant marine

conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry

typhoon

a tropical cyclone occurring in the western Pacific or Indian oceans

silk

a fabric made from the fine threads produced by certain insect larvae

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