23 terms

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