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Africa

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Cape
piece of land jutting into the sea or other large body of water
Savannah
plain characterized by coarse grasses & scattered tree growth, often found on the margins of the tropics
Arid
being without moisture
Strait
narrow passage of water that joins two seas
Channel
passageway of water that joins two seas, but wider than a strait
Apartheid
a system of segregation or discrimination on grounds of race in South Africa
Exploit
to take advantage of
Colonialism
the practice of acquiring political control over another country, occupying it with settlers, and exploiting it economically.
Desertification
process in which arable (fertile) land is turned into desert
Famine
extreme scarcity of food
Genocide
the deliberate and systematic killing of a large group of people
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