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Given the HISTORICAL WORD, identify the MEANING

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1.

explorer

  person who travels to places with a sense of inquiry

  principle where society, not individuals, owns property and runs enterprises

  relating to monks and monasteries

  religious doctrine of the Chinese philosopher, Lao-tsze, about how man can achieve harmony

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

coup d'etat

  revolt by military leaders leading to violent or illegal change of government

  rapid growth, spread or multiplication

  place where monks live as a community

  physical features of a region and their description

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

purdah

  practice of secluding women of rank with screen in India

  relating to citizens or State; non-military

  person who travels to places with a sense of inquiry

  policy of keeping aloof from disputes of others

  Half-n-half Clue
 

4.

perestroika

  policy of reforms for the Soviet economy initiated by Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev

  religious doctrine of the Chinese philosopher, Lao-tsze, about how man can achieve harmony

  relating to Socrates, the wise man of ancient Greece

  place of worship for Muslims

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

dissident

  practice of secluding women of rank with screen in India

  principle of government with absolute ruler who holds supreme power

  revival of arts and letters about A.D. 1400 - 1600; any similar revival period

  rebellious person who is not in agreement with the government

  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.

Renaissance

  policy of reforms for the Soviet economy initiated by Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev

  policy of keeping aloof from disputes of others

  revival of arts and letters about A.D. 1400 - 1600; any similar revival period

  remains of old cities and buildings

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

autonomy

  person who travels to places with a sense of inquiry

  right of self-government or ruling self without outside control

  provincial governor in the Persian Empire

  relating to land, agriculture and cultivation

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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