Middle East Study Set #7 - Random Vocab

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Diety

Another name for a God

Muezzin

A person who calls the followers of Islam to prayer

Wadi

Filled during the rainy season but dry during the rest of the year

Petroleum

Another name for oil in the ground

Arable land

Land that can produce crops

Mesopotamia

"between the rivers"

Oasis

Fresh water from an underground spring or well

Rub Al'Khali

"Empty quarter" known as this desert

Ataturk

A dam built in Turkey

quality of living

A measure of the quality of life for people

irrigation

alows farmers to transport water from rivers to places without water

Hindu Kush

Mountains that separate Tajikistan from Afghanistan

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