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Canada

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tundra
a vast treeless plain in the arctic regions between the ice cap and the tree line
smelting
To melt or fuse (ores) in order to separate the metallic constituents.
coniferous
of or relating to or part of trees or shrubs bearing cones and evergreen leaves
prairie
a treeless grassy plain
glacial till
sediment deposited directly by a glacier
federation
an organization formed by merging several groups or parties
mineral resource
all discovered and undiscovered deposits of a useful mineral that can be extracted now or at some time in the future
hydroelectricity
electricity produced by water power
land bridge
A narrow piece of land that joins two larger landmasses
constitutional monarchy
constitution that explains the powers of the government and owes allegiance to a monarch
fjord
a long narrow inlet of the sea between steep cliffs
territory
land owned or controlled by a particular country
permafrost
ground that is permanently frozen
bilingual
a person who speaks two languages fluently
renewable resource
a resource that can be replaced or used over and over again (ex. soil, water, plants, animals)
lock
enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water level
province
the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
parliament
A legislative body.
wood pulp
crushed wood used as the main raw material to obtain paper (pasta de madera)
prime minister
title of Canada's head of government
bank
sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)

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