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Given the HISTORICAL WORD, identify the MEANING

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1.

colony

  system of rule by local lords with ties of loyalty to a king

  territory directly controlled by an outside power, sometimes by force

  wealthy Japanese families who own large businesses and dominate the economy

  rule of emperor or control of colony / region by another country

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

scripture

  wise and holy person

  sacred book of a religion or the Bible

  state of losing oneself and attaining impersonal beatitude as per Buddhist highest good

  systematic intimidation or unlawful violent acts by a group to further a cause

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

dynasty

  warrior knight of Japan during the feudal period; army officer in modern Japan

  social class in Hindu society based on birth

  territory held in fee or provided in exchange for loyalty

  ruling family with line of hereditary rulers

  Half-n-half Clue
 

4.

statesman

  trade by exchange of goods

  successor of prophet Mohammed; official head of Islam

  student or follower of a leader of religious thought

  wise experienced practical politician involved in management of State affairs

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

covenant

  ruling family with line of hereditary rulers

  systematic intimidation or unlawful violent acts by a group to further a cause

  sealed contract or binding agreement

  supreme Hindu deity or creator of the universe

  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.

minaret

  trade by exchange of goods

  surviving remnant or memento of holy person kept after death

  schedule of duties on goods

  slender tower of mosque

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

zaibatsu

  sediment rich in minerals deposited by moving water or flooding rivers

  warrior knight of Japan during the feudal period; army officer in modern Japan

  wealthy Japanese families who own large businesses and dominate the economy

  successor of prophet Mohammed; official head of Islam

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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