28 terms

The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana,Mali, and Songhay Vocabulary

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Sudan
the region of northern africa
Caravans
a file of vehicles to pack animals traveling together
Medieval
of or relating to the middle ages
vicinity
the region within close range of a particular place
flourishing
to do well, prosper
floodplain
low ,flat land along a sream that is flood when the stream overfows
ladened
heavily loaded
goods
wares, things that are sold
thicket
a thick usually small patch of bushes or lower trees
primary
most important, first in time or development
livestock
animals kept or raised especially on a farm and for profit
endure
keep going without giving in to stress or tiredness
entourage
a group of followers
oasis
a green spot in a deser, where water can be found
caravanserai
an inn in the dessert with a covered area for animals to rest at
compounds
an enclosed area containing a group of buildings
cooperative
willing to cooperate or work with others
allocated
saved money or materials, move from one place to another, assignate
grievance
a formal complaint
irrigation
to supply with water by artificial means
adequate
good enough
game
animals hunted for sport or for food
meager
thin, insufficient
maternal
of or relating to a mother
paternal
of or relating to a father
dissent
disagree, different opinion
belligerence
carring on war
bartering
the trading of goods without the exchange of money