Ch. 12: New Empires in Asia

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archipelago

a group or chain of islands

complex

a group of buildings

Grand Canal

a link between the Huang He and Chang rivers in China

grand mufti

a Muslim religious leader

daimyo

a head of Japanrese family owning large areas of land

monsoon

seasonal winds that bring rain in southern Asia

samurai

a Japanese soldier/knight

shah

a Persian word meaning "emperor"

Shinto

a Japanese religion

shogun

a Japanese military leader

porcelain

a type of fine/expensive pottery

sultan

supreme ruler of the Ottoman empire

steppe

a dry, grassy, treeless plain in Asia and eastern Europe

peninsula

an area of land almost surrounded by water

Himalaya

world's highest mountain range found in Asia

Tibetan Plateau

a high plateau in Asia north of the Himalayas

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