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World Geography Vocabulary 3
Plural Society
Regions
Urban
Rural
a society in which different cultural groups keep their own i…
an area defined by one or more natural or cultural characteri…
found in or living in a city
found in or living in areas that are not close to cities
Plural Society
a society in which different cultural groups keep their own i…
Regions
an area defined by one or more natural or cultural characteri…
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World Geography: Vocabulary 3
Tributary
Divide
Hurricane
Fossil Flue
A smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger river
A high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers flow
A large, powerful windstorm that forms over warm ocean waters
A resource formed in the earth by plant and animal remains
Tributary
A smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger river
Divide
A high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers flow
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World Geography Vocabulary 3
Population
Unit
Rural
Urban
Geography
3
outside a town or city; out in the country
inside a town or city
Population
Geography
Unit
3
Vocabulary 3 World Geography
geology
Core
Mantle
Magma
- The science that deals with the earth's physical structure…
- The central region of the Earth; it extends fourteen hundre…
- The region of the interior of the Earth between the core (o…
Molten rock usually located deep within the mantle of the Ear…
geology
- The science that deals with the earth's physical structure…
Core
- The central region of the Earth; it extends fourteen hundre…
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World Geography Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Weather
Climate
axis
Revolution
condition of the atmosphere in one place over a short amount…
weather condition measured over many years
an imaginary line through the center of the planet
one full rotation around the sun
Weather
condition of the atmosphere in one place over a short amount…
Climate
weather condition measured over many years
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World Geography Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Predictable
Eventually
Weather
Climate
Able to be foretold, capable of being predicted.
finally... in the end
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
Predictable
Able to be foretold, capable of being predicted.
Eventually
finally... in the end
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3-3 Vocabulary World Geography
Natural Resource
Economy
Economic System
Command Economy
Something that is found in nature that is necessary or useful…
A system for producing and exchanging goods and services amon…
A way people use resources to make and exchange goods
An economic system in which the production of goods and servi…
Natural Resource
Something that is found in nature that is necessary or useful…
Economy
A system for producing and exchanging goods and services amon…
14 terms
World Geography Vocabulary 3
Climate
Axis
Resolution
Greenhouse Effect
Weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of ti…
An imaginary line that runs through the center of the Earth b…
In astronomy, the Earth's yearly trip around the Sun, taking…
The capacity of certain gases in the atmosphere to trap heat,…
Climate
Weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of ti…
Axis
An imaginary line that runs through the center of the Earth b…
25 terms
World Geography 3 Vocabulary
culture
population density
birthrate
immigrant
the beliefs and actions that define a group of people's way o…
the average number of people who live in a one square miles a…
the number of live births each year per 1000 people
people who move into the country
culture
the beliefs and actions that define a group of people's way o…
population density
the average number of people who live in a one square miles a…
World Geography Vocabulary #3
Ecclesiastical
Agnostic
Atheist
Secular
relating to the church or clergy
person who denies or doubts the ultimate knowledge
person who denies the existence of a supreme being
relating to things non-spiritual, religious, or sacred
Ecclesiastical
relating to the church or clergy
Agnostic
person who denies or doubts the ultimate knowledge
World Geography Vocabulary #3
Mestizo
Conquistador
Cash Crop
Syncretism
Refers to people of mixed and European descent
Spanish for "Conqueror"
Farm products grain to be sold or traded
A blending of beliefs from different reigions
Mestizo
Refers to people of mixed and European descent
Conquistador
Spanish for "Conqueror"
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Chapter 3 World Geography
culture
population density
birthrate
immigrant
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
Number of individuals per unit area
Number of live births per 1000 population in a given year.
A person who comes to a country where they were not born in o…
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
population density
Number of individuals per unit area
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World Geography Vocabulary 3
culture
language family
ethnic group
culture region
the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achie…
group of languages related through descent from a common ance…
a community or population made up of people who share a commo…
an area inhabited by people who have one or more cultural tra…
culture
the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achie…
language family
group of languages related through descent from a common ance…
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World Geography- Chapter 3 Vocabulary
sovereignty
urbanization
diffusion
culture hearth
a country's freedom from outside control
growth of city populations
process by which cultural traits move from one culture to ano…
area where cultural ideas begin and from which they spread
sovereignty
a country's freedom from outside control
urbanization
growth of city populations
World Geography 3.4
ecosystem
biome
deciduous
rain forest
an interdependent community of plants and animals
a regional ecosystem
a named characteristic of broadleaf trees, such as maple, oak…
a forest region located in the Tropical Zone with a heavy con…
ecosystem
an interdependent community of plants and animals
biome
a regional ecosystem
Unit 3 Vocabulary - World Geography
Demography
Population
Population density
Population distribution
the study of population patterns and change
all the people of a particular area
the number of people in a defined area such as a square mile
the pattern, or spread, of people in a given area
Demography
the study of population patterns and change
Population
all the people of a particular area
world geography: 3.3 vocabulary
natural vegetation
oasis
coniferous
deciduous
the original plant life growing in your area
an area of lush vegetation
term used to refer to trees that produce seed-bearing cones a…
term used to refer to a tree that sheds its leaves during a p…
natural vegetation
the original plant life growing in your area
oasis
an area of lush vegetation
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World Geography Ch. 3 vocabulary
Death rate pg.72 (lesson 1)
Birthrate pg.72 (lesson 1)
Urban pg.77 (lesson 1)
Rural pg.77 (lesson 1)
the number of deaths compared to the total number of people i…
the number of babies born compared to the total number of peo…
describes an area that is densely populated
describes an area that is lightly populated
Death rate pg.72 (lesson 1)
the number of deaths compared to the total number of people i…
Birthrate pg.72 (lesson 1)
the number of babies born compared to the total number of peo…
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3-4 Vocabulary World Geography
Government
Citizen
Representative Democracy
Monarchy
An organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society
A person who owes loyalty to a country and receives its prote…
A type of government in which citizens hold political power t…
A type of government in which a ruling family headed by a kin…
Government
An organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society
Citizen
A person who owes loyalty to a country and receives its prote…
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5-3 Vocabulary World Geography
Public Education
Literacy
Cultural Blending
Jazz
Schooling that is paid for by the government
The ability to read and write
Something new created from combining the elements of two or m…
A type of music that developed from a blending of African rhy…
Public Education
Schooling that is paid for by the government
Literacy
The ability to read and write
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World Geography Ch. 3 Vocabulary
weather
climate
axis
temperature
is the condition of the atmosphere in one place during a limi…
the term for the weather patterns that an area typically expe…
an imaginary line running from the North Pole to the South Po…
the measure of how hot or cold a place is
weather
is the condition of the atmosphere in one place during a limi…
climate
the term for the weather patterns that an area typically expe…
36 terms
World Geography Vocabulary
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Latitude
Longitude
A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
The description of a place with respect to its environment an…
A measurement, in degrees, of a place's distance north or sou…
A measurement, in degrees, of a place's distance east or west…
Absolute Location
A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
Relative Location
The description of a place with respect to its environment an…
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World Geography Ch3 L3 vocabulary
economic system
traditional economy
market economy
command economy
how a society decides on the ownership and distribution of it…
an economy where resources are distributed mainly through fam…
an economy in which most of the means of production are priva…
an economy in which the means of production are publicly owned
economic system
how a society decides on the ownership and distribution of it…
traditional economy
an economy where resources are distributed mainly through fam…
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World geography vocabulary 3
Tributary
Divide
Hurricane
Fossil fuel
A smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger river
A high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers flow
A large, powerful windstorm that forms over warm ocean waters
A resource formed in the earth by plant and animal remains
Tributary
A smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger river
Divide
A high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers flow
Vocabulary for World Geography 3
Tributary
Fall Line
Hurricane
Fossil Fuel
A stream or river that flows into a larger river
An imaginary line that runs through NC, separating the Piedmo…
A severe storm that develops over tropical oceans and whose s…
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
Tributary
A stream or river that flows into a larger river
Fall Line
An imaginary line that runs through NC, separating the Piedmo…
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World Geography Test #3
government ruled by the people
government ruled by a king or queen
Democratic Republic
one person rules and the power is take…
What is a Democracy?
What is a Monarchy?
What type of government does the U.S. have?
What is a Dictatorship?
government ruled by the people
What is a Democracy?
government ruled by a king or queen
What is a Monarchy?
World Geography Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Culture
Ethnic Group
Dialect
Monarchy
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctiv…
A regional variety of a language distinguished by vocabulary,…
A government ruled by a king or queen
Culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
Ethnic Group
people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctiv…
World Geography Vocabulary Ch. 3
Weather
Climate
Axis
Revolution
Condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short perio…
Weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
An imaginary line that runs through the center of the earth b…
In astronomy, the earth's yearly trip around the sun, taking…
Weather
Condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short perio…
Climate
Weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
world geography: 2.3 vocabulary
water cycle
evaporation
condensation
precipitation
regular movement of water from ocean to air to ground and bac…
process of converting into vapor
the process of excess water vapor changing into liquid water…
moisture that falls to the earth as rain, sleet, fail, or snow
water cycle
regular movement of water from ocean to air to ground and bac…
evaporation
process of converting into vapor
10 terms
World Geography 2.3
tectonic plate
fault
earthquake
seismograph
an enormous moving shelf that forms the earth's crust
a fracture in the earth's crust
a sometimes violent movement of the earth, produced when tect…
a device that measures the size of the waves created by an ea…
tectonic plate
an enormous moving shelf that forms the earth's crust
fault
a fracture in the earth's crust
10 terms
World Geography 3.3 Vocabulary
Natural Resource
Economy
Economic System
Command Economy
Something that is found in nature that is neccessary or usefu…
A system for producing and exchanging goods and services amon…
A way people use resources to make and exchange goods
A economic system in which the production of goods and servic…
Natural Resource
Something that is found in nature that is neccessary or usefu…
Economy
A system for producing and exchanging goods and services amon…
world geography: 3.1 vocabulary
weather
climate
axis
temperature
the condition of the atmosphere in one place during a limited…
weather patterns that an area typically experiences over a lo…
an imaginary line running from the north pole to the south po…
the measure of how hot or cold a place is
weather
the condition of the atmosphere in one place during a limited…
climate
weather patterns that an area typically experiences over a lo…
world geography: 3.2 vocabulary
prevailing wind
coriolis effect
doldrums
current
global winds blowing in fairly constant patterns
an effect whereby a body moving in a rotating frame of refere…
a narrow, generally windless band
cold and warm streams of water that move through the oceans
prevailing wind
global winds blowing in fairly constant patterns
coriolis effect
an effect whereby a body moving in a rotating frame of refere…
world geography: 3.3 vocabulary
natural vegetation
oasis
coniferous
deciduous
the original plant life growing in your area
an area of lush vegetation
term used to refer to trees that produce seed-bearing cones a…
term used to refer to a tree that sheds its leaves during a p…
natural vegetation
the original plant life growing in your area
oasis
an area of lush vegetation
76 terms
World Geography Vocabulary
Social Organization
Nuclear Family
Extended Family
Social Classes
The way a culture divides its society into smaller structures…
Small family unit = husband, wife, kids
several generations in one household
ranking of people according to status in society
Social Organization
The way a culture divides its society into smaller structures…
Nuclear Family
Small family unit = husband, wife, kids
26 terms
world geography chapter 3 vocabulary
solstice:
equinox:
weather:
climate:
either of two times a year when the sun's rays shine directly…
each of the two days in a year that on which day and night ar…
the condition of the atmosphere at a particular location and…
the typical weather conditions at a particular location as ob…
solstice:
either of two times a year when the sun's rays shine directly…
equinox:
each of the two days in a year that on which day and night ar…
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World Geography: Chapter 3: Vocabulary
Weather
Climate
Axis
Rotation
The condition of the atmosphere in one place for a short peri…
Refers to the average weather conditions as measured over man…
An imaginary line that runs through the center of the Earth b…
Takes the Earth 24 hours to make a complete turn on its axis.
Weather
The condition of the atmosphere in one place for a short peri…
Climate
Refers to the average weather conditions as measured over man…
World geography chapter 3 vocabulary
solstice
equinox
weather
climate
an astronomical event that occurs twice each year as the sun…
the time or date (twice each year) at which the sun crosses t…
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
the statistics of weather
solstice
an astronomical event that occurs twice each year as the sun…
equinox
the time or date (twice each year) at which the sun crosses t…
34 terms
Chapter 3 world geography vocabulary
Weather
Climate
Axis
Revolution
condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short perio…
Weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
An imaginary line that runs through the center of the earth b…
In astronomy, the earths yearly trip around the sun taking 36…
Weather
condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short perio…
Climate
Weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
25 terms
World Geography chapter 3 vocabulary
weather
climate
axis
revolution
the condition of the atmosphere in one place over a short per…
refers to the average weather conditions as measured over man…
an imaginary line that runs through the center of the earth b…
earths yearly trip around the sun taking 365 1/4 days
weather
the condition of the atmosphere in one place over a short per…
climate
refers to the average weather conditions as measured over man…
17 terms
world geography vocabulary chapter 3
weather
climate
axis
revolution
condition of the atmosphere over a short time
average weather conditions over a long period of time
runs from the North Pole to the South Pole through the center…
when the earth goes around the sun it completes one _________…
weather
condition of the atmosphere over a short time
climate
average weather conditions over a long period of time
30 terms
World Geography Vocabulary: Unit 3
Agribusiness
Berlin Wall
Chernobyl
city-states
agriculture conducted on commercial principles, especially us…
Heavily guarded wall built on the boundary between East and W…
a catastrophic nuclear accident that occurred on 26 April 198…
a city that it's surrounding territory forms an independent s…
Agribusiness
agriculture conducted on commercial principles, especially us…
Berlin Wall
Heavily guarded wall built on the boundary between East and W…
Unit 3 World Geography vocabulary
solstice
equinox
weather
climate
either of the two times a year when the sun is at its greates…
the time when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equato…
the state of the atmosphere with respect to wind, temperature…
the composite or generally prevailing weather conditions of a…
solstice
either of the two times a year when the sun is at its greates…
equinox
the time when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equato…
World Geography Vocabulary Lesson 3
unitary system
federal system
autocracy
monarchy
a system of government where all key powers are given to the…
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
A system of government in which the power to rule is in the h…
A government ruled by a king or queen
unitary system
a system of government where all key powers are given to the…
federal system
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
World Geography Chapter 3 Vocabulary
tropical wet
tropical dry
desert
steppe
a hot, wet place with an average climate
a climate with dry winters and wet summers; accompanied by hi…
dry areas with sparse plant life
often border deserts; dry, largely treeless grasslands
tropical wet
a hot, wet place with an average climate
tropical dry
a climate with dry winters and wet summers; accompanied by hi…
23 terms
Chapter 3 Vocabulary World Geography
Solstice
Hurricane
Equinox
Weather
Suns rays shine directly overhead at noon
A storm that forms over warm, tropical ocean waters
Each of the two days in a year in which day and night are equ…
The condition of the atmosphere at a particular locations and…
Solstice
Suns rays shine directly overhead at noon
Hurricane
A storm that forms over warm, tropical ocean waters
World Geography Vocabulary Chapter 3
Solstice
Equinox
Weather
Climate
Either of the two times in the year, the summer solstice and…
The time or date (twice each year) at which the sun crosses t…
The state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
The weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or ov…
Solstice
Either of the two times in the year, the summer solstice and…
Equinox
The time or date (twice each year) at which the sun crosses t…
40 terms
World Geography Unit 3 Vocabulary
Culture
Language Family
Ethnic Group
Culture Region
way of life of a group of people who share similar culture tr…
group of related languages that have all developed from one e…
group of people who share common ancestry, language, religion…
division of the Earth in which people share a similar way of…
Culture
way of life of a group of people who share similar culture tr…
Language Family
group of related languages that have all developed from one e…
16 terms
World Geography Unit 3 Vocabulary
Levee
Neolithic revolution
River valley civilization
Hurricane
An artificial embankment built to protect from flooding a sto…
The transition from nomadic Hunter-gatherers to sedentary agr…
Ancient civilizations that formed in river valleys due to the…
Type of storm called a tropical cyclone, which forms over tro…
Levee
An artificial embankment built to protect from flooding a sto…
Neolithic revolution
The transition from nomadic Hunter-gatherers to sedentary agr…
40 terms
UNIT 3 Vocabulary: World Geography
culture
population distribution
market economy
language family
way of life of a group of people who share similar culture tr…
the variations in population that occur across a country, a c…
an economic system based on free enterprise, in which busines…
group of related languages that have all developed from one e…
culture
way of life of a group of people who share similar culture tr…
population distribution
the variations in population that occur across a country, a c…
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