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Given the HISTORICAL WORD, identify the MEANING

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1.

custom

  social class in Hindu society based on birth

  traditional and generally accepted practice

  short Japanese poem that describes scene or generates feelings

  union formed by joining together of two or more states

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2.

federation

  sacred book of a religion or the Bible

  union, confederation, or formal relation between States by agreement

  union formed by joining together of two or more states

  sculptured figure of person or animal usually the same size as in real life or larger

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3.

simony

  wealthy Japanese families who own large businesses and dominate the economy

  trading of religious offices; trafficking in church promotions

  warrior knight of Japan directly below the shogun during the feudal period

  ruling family with line of hereditary rulers

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4.

disciple

  warrior knight of Japan directly below the shogun during the feudal period

  student or follower of a leader of religious thought

  territory held in fee or provided in exchange for loyalty

  satisfaction of aggressor by granting of concessions

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5.

cavalry

  share for each person, party or state

  slender tower of mosque

  ruler with supreme power exempt from external control

  soldiers on horseback

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6.

coalition

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

  temporary alliance between political parties

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

  scientist who studies prehistoric remains and artifacts of early man

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7.

tithe

  wise and holy person

  wise experienced practical politician involved in management of State affairs

  traditional and generally accepted practice

  tax of one-tenth paid to the church, especially of annual land produce

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