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Rainfall

The amount of rain that falls, for example in a month or in a year

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Arid

Dry

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Prone to

Trending to have a particular negative characteristic

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Drought

Long period without rain

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Tundra

Area in north with no trees and permanently frozen ground

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Vegetation

Plant life

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Coniferous

Trees that are evergreen and produce cones, unlike deciduousbtrees, which lose their leaves in winter

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Prairie

Flat grassland in Canada and northern USA

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Paddy fields

Fields planted with rice growing in winter

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Cereal

Type of grass cultivated to produce a grain

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Tend

Take care of

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Manufacturing

Producing goods in large numbers

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At the forefront

In an important position

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Generate

Produce / create

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Be descended from

Be related to someone who lived in the past

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Indigenous

Existing naturally in the place

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Ancestors

Relatives from earlier times; we are ancestor's descendent

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Migrants

People who move to live in another country or another part of their own country

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Emigrant

Someone who leaves a country

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Immigrant

Someone who moves to live in a country

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Settled

Made their homes