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Ancient India Quiz Vocabulary

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Subcontinent
A large landmass that is connected to a continent.
Tributary
A river or stream that flows into a larger river o stream.
Citadel
A walled - in area, similar to a fortress; that was built to protect a city.
Migration
The movement of a large group of people from one country or region to another in order to settle there.
Indus River Valley
A region in present - day Pakistan that was the birthplace of Indian civilization.
Himalayas
The world's highest mountain range, forming part of the northern boundary of the Indian subcontinent.
Hindu Kush
A mountain range in South Asia, forming part of the northern boundary of the Indian subcontinent.
Mohenjo - Daro
One of the two great cities of the Indus Valley civilization in South Asia.
Harappa
One of the two great cities of Ancient India. The ruins of Harappa show that an advanced culture was thriving in the Indus River Valley as early as 2300 B.C.