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BEIC

private trade organization, had their own country, was in asia unti 1987

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caste system

type of social structure belongs to india. people are born in a particular status

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cyclone

large storms, low pressure centrer, typhoons and huricanes

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dravidian

language family found in southern india

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forward capital

the symbolic relocation of a capital city.

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green revolution

seeds, grains, feeding people of the world. food producing revolution

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hindu nationalism

fundamentalist and religious and political movement that promotes hindu values

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linguistic nationalism

a concept that made hindi the national language of india

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maharaja

the king or price that rule. hindu royalty

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micro credit

a strategy in india where small loans were given to people to start up businesses

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monsoon

relates to the wing blowing in from the sea and at times from land to the sea. dictates the climate of india

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tamil tigers

rebel forces of sirilanka. responsible for the suicide vest