unit 3 : Latin America vocabulqary

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hydroelectric power

electricity generated from moving waters

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canopy

a dense layer of leaves. prevents sunlight from reaching forset floor

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mestizo

people of both native american and European descent

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urbanization

moving from rural areas to cities

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Glyphs

pictures carved in stone

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dialects

form of a language specific to one

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matriarchal

family structure ruled by a woman

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brain drain

the loss of highly educated and skilled workers to other countries

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gross domestic product (GDP)

the valve of goods and services created within a county in an year

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cash crop

farm products grown to be sold or traded rather than used by the farm family