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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; the new territory itself.

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4. Polis

A Greek city-state.

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5. Agora

A gathering place; 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.

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8. Community

People with common interests living in a particular area; the area itself.

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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 move toward a weaker condition.

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12. Affect

To influence; to cause a change.