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Qanat

Tunnel that provided water to Persian villages by bringing water from Ana aquifer

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Quran

Holy book of Islam

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Rain shadow

A dry area that forms behind a highland that captures rainfall and snow

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Recession

Zero or negative economic growth for six or more months in a row

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Reconquista

Reconquering of Spain by Christians beginning in the 1000s

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Reformation

A religious movement in which calls for reform led to the emergence of non-Catholic, or Protestant, churches

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Region

Area with at least one unifying physical or human feature such as climate, landforms, population, or history

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Relative location

Location of a place relative to another place

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Religion

Peoples beliefs and practices about the existence, nature, and worship a God or Gods

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Renaissance

A time of a renewed interest in art and learning in year at; rebirth

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Renewable energy

Energy sources that can be replaced

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Repressive

Opposed to freedom

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Reservoir

Storage pool of water

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Reunification

Process of becoming unified again

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Revenue

Money earned by selling goods and services and through taxes

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Revolution

Circular journey around the sun

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Riot

Noisy, violent public gathering

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Ritual object

Object used in religious practices

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Rose Revolution

Peaceful protests against the results of the 2003 Georgia election

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Rotation

Complete turn

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Rural

Settlement in the country