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villagization

[vil-i-juh-zey-shuh n] /ˌvɪl ɪ dʒəˈzeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the transfer of land to village control.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; village + -ization
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  • The best explanation seems to be as a result of villagization which, in effect, took the people away from their trees.

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