10 terms

Asia Ch. 4

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emperor
A male ruler of an empire
dynasty
A series of rulers from the same family
clan
A group of families with a common ancestor
cultural diffusion
The spreading of ideas or practices from one culture to other cultures
communist
Relating to a government that controls a country's large industries, businesses, and land
commune
A community in which people own land as a group and where the y live and work together
dialect
A variation of a language that is unique to a region or an area
nomad
A person who has no settled home but who moves from place to place
homogeneous
Identical or similar
ethnic group
A group of people who share such characteristics as language, religion, and ancestry