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AUDIO GLOSSARY


Glossary for the letter "T":

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xTainos Audio Pronunciation of Tainos
Native Americans who met Ponce de Leon when he and his crew arrived in Puerto Rico.

Taklamakan Desert  Audio Pronunciation of Taklamakan Desert
Forbidding desert in Central Asia around which the Silk Roads took northern and southern routes.

tarikhs Audio Pronunciation of tarikhs
Arabic word for "historical chronicles".

Tashkent  Audio Pronunciation of Tashkent
Trade city along the Silk Road in Central Asia.

Tehran Audio Pronunciation of Tehran
Capital of Iran.

Temujin Audio Pronunciation of Temujin
Birth name of Chinggis Khan.

Teotihuacan Audio Pronunciation of Teotihuacan
Mesoamerican city preceding the Mayan city-states.

Tienanmen Audio Pronunciation of Tienanmen
Chinese public square created in front of the old palace of the Qing dynasty; location of 1989 protests by workers and students for more political participation that were stopped by Chinese military action.

Tikal Audio Pronunciation of Tikal
Mayan palace archaeological site.

Tokugawa Shogunate Audio Pronunciation of Tokugawa Shogunate
Last shogunate in Japan, 1600 - 1868 CE.

Toledo Audio Pronunciation of Toledo
City of the Iberian peninsula under Muslim rule which became the first city taken by Christians in the Reconquista.

Toltec Audio Pronunciation of Toltec
Mesoamerican civilization based on the Olmec.

Toussaint L'Ouverture Audio Pronunciation of Toussaint L'Ouverture
Leader of the Haitian Revolution to free the peoples of the Caribbean colony Saint Domingue from French rule, 1743 - 1803.

Treaty of Tordesillas Audio Pronunciation of Treaty of Tordesillas
Agreement between the monarchs of Spain and Portugal to divide the world between them by drawing a line through the Atlantic Ocean, 1494.

Tripitaka Audio Pronunciation of Tripitaka
Collected sacred texts of Buddhism.

Tuaregs Audio Pronunciation of Tuaregs
Nomadic tribal group who guided much of the trade in the Sahara.

Turkic Uighur Audio Pronunciation of Turkic Uighur
People and culture in Central Asia.

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