SOUTHEAST ASIA

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Archipelago

a group of many islands in a large body of water

ASEAN

An alliance that promotes economic growth and peace in Southeast Asia

Asian Tigers

collective name for South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore - nations that became economic powers in the 1970's and 1980's

Brunei

Bandar Seri Begawan

Cambodia

Phnom Penh

Citizenship

Being loyal to a particular nation and enjoying its rights and protections

Colonial Legacy

the traits and characteristics that remain in a region once occupied by a foreign power

Commercial Logging

cutting and selling wood for money

Copra

the dried meat of the coconut from which oil is extracted

Culture

all the knowledge and values shared by a society

Double Cropping

a process in which two crops are grown on the same land in the same year

East Timor

Dili

Fragmented

describes something that is broken into pieces

Indochina

A peninsula of Southeast Asia comprising Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar (Burma), and the mainland territory of Malaysia.

Indonesia

Jakarta

Insular

isolated, detached

Khmer Empire

a powerful civilization that included much of present-day Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, and part of Laos

Laos

Vientiane

Longhouses

a building made of reeds and marsh grasses

Mainland

a piece of land that is a continent