HyperDic: asia

English > 2 senses of the word Asia:
NOUNobjectAsiathe largest continent with 60% of the earth's population
groupAsiathe nations of the Asian continent collectively
Asia > pronunciation
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English > Asia: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningThe largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations.
Instance ofcontinentOne of the large landmasses of the earth
Part ofEurasiaThe land mass formed by the continents of Europe and Asia
PartsAfghanistan, Islamic State of AfghanistanA mountainous landlocked country in central Asia
Altai Mountains, Altay MountainsA mountain range in central Asia that extends a thousand miles from Kazakhstan eastward into western Mongolia and northern China
Arabian Peninsula, ArabiaA peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf
Argun, Argun River, Ergun HeA river in eastern Asia that arises in China and flows northeast along the border between China and Russia to become a tributary of the Amur River
Asia Minor, AnatoliaA peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey
Asian RussiaThe Russia that is part of Asia
Asian country, Asian nationAny one of the nations occupying the Asian continent
Bahrain, State of Bahrain, BahreinAn island country in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Saudi Arabia
Bangladesh, People's Republic of Bangladesh, Bangla Desh, East PakistanA Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the south
Bhutan, Kingdom of BhutanA landlocked principality in the Himalayas to the northeast of India
China, People's Republic of China, mainland China, Communist China, Red China, PRC, CathayA communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia
Great Rift Valley(geology) a depression in southwestern Asia and eastern Africa
India, Republic of India, BharatA republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia
Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, PersiaA theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia
Iraq, Republic of Iraq, Al-Iraq, IrakA republic in the Middle East in western Asia
Japan, Nippon, NihonA constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago
Jordan, Hashemite Kingdom of JordanAn Arab kingdom in southwestern Asia on the Red Sea
Kazakhstan, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazakstan, Kazakh, KazakA landlocked republic to the south of Russia and to the northeast of the Caspian Sea
Korea, Korean Peninsula, Dae-Han-Min-Gook, Han-GookAn Asian peninsula (off Manchuria) separating the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan
Kura, Kura RiverA river in western Asia
Kuwait, State of Kuwait, KoweitAn Arab kingdom in Asia on the northwestern coast of the Persian Gulf
Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Kirghizia, Kirgizia, Kirghiz, Kirgiz, Kirghizstan, KirgizstanA landlocked republic in west central Asia bordering on northwestern China
Lebanon, Lebanese RepublicAn Asian republic at east end of Mediterranean
Malay PeninsulaA peninsula in southeastern Asia occupied by parts of Malaysia and Thailand and Myanmar
Mongolia, Mongolian People's Republic, Outer MongoliaA landlocked socialist republic in central Asia
MongoliaA vast region in Asia including the Mongolian People's Republic and China's Inner Mongolia
Nepal, Kingdom of NepalA small landlocked Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and China
North Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, D.P.R.K., DPRKA communist country in the northern half of the Korean Peninsula
Oman, Sultanate of Oman, Muscat and OmanA strategically located monarchy on the southern and eastern coasts of the Arabian Peninsula
Ottoman Empire, Turkish EmpireA Turkish sultanate of southwestern Asia and northeastern Africa and southeastern Europe
Pakistan, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, West PakistanA Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley
Palestine, Canaan, Holy Land, Promised LandAn ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea
ParthiaAn ancient kingdom in Asia to the southeast of the Caspian Sea
Persia, Persian EmpireAn empire in southern Asia created by Cyrus the Great in the 6th century BC and destroyed by Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC
Qatar, State of Qatar, Katar, State of KatarAn Arab country on the peninsula of Qatar
Roman EmpireAn empire established by Augustus in 27 BC and divided in AD 395 into the Western Roman Empire and the eastern or Byzantine Empire
South Korea, Republic of KoreaA republic in the southern half of the Korean Peninsula
Southeast AsiaA geographical division of Asia that includes Indochina plus Indonesia and the Philippines and Singapore
Syria, Syrian Arab RepublicAn Asian republic in the Middle East at the east end of the Mediterranean
Tajikistan, Republic of Tajikistan, Tadzhikistan, Tadzhik, Tadjik, TajikA landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia to the north of Afghanistan
Tartary, TataryThe vast geographical region of Europe and Asia that was controlled by the Mongols in the 13th and 14th centuries
Tibet, Thibet, Xizang, SitsangAn autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China
Turkistan, TurkestanA historical region of central Asia that was a center for trade between the East and the West
Turkmenistan, Turkomen, Turkmen, TurkmeniaA republic in Asia to the east of the Caspian Sea and to the south of Kazakhstan and to the north of Iran
United Arab EmiratesA federation of seven Arab emirates on the eastern Arabian peninsula
Uzbekistan, Republic of Uzbekistan, UzbekA landlocked republic in west central Asia
Yemen, Republic of YemenA republic on the southwestern shores of the Arabian Peninsula on the Indian Ocean
Region ofHizb ut-Tahrir, Freedom PartyThe most popular and feared Islamic extremist group in central Asia
flying carpet(Asian folktale) an imaginary carpet that will fly people anywhere they wish / wish to go
SpanishAsia
CatalanÀsia
AdjectivesAfro-Asianof or relating to the nations of Africa and Asia or their peoples
Asian, Asiaticof or relating to or characteristic of Asia or the peoples of Asia or their languages or culture
English > Asia: 2 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe nations of the Asian continent collectively.
InstancesEast, OrientThe countries of Asia
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
AdjectivesAsian, Asiaticof or relating to or characteristic of Asia or the peoples of Asia or their languages or culture

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