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1. peninsula

a piece of land nearly surrounded by water

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2. Bard

someone who writes or performs epic poems or stories about heroes and their deeds

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3. Colony

a group of people living in a new territory who have ties to their homeland; a new territory

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4. polis

a Greek city-state

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5. Agora

a gathering place; a marketplace in ancient Greece

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6. phalanx

a group of armed foot soldiers in ancient Greece arranged close together in rows

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7. dominate

to control or influence something or someone; to rule over, govern, or control.

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8.community

a group of people with common interests and values living in an area; people living in a particular area; an area.

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9. conclude

to reach an understanding; to make a decision.

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10.economic

the system in a country that involves making, buying, and selling goods.

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11. decline

to become weaker; to move toward a weaker condition; to decrease in importance.

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12. affect

influence; to cause a change.