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Asia vs. Asian

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Asianoun

the 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

Asianadjective

Of or pertaining to Asia; Asiatic.

Asianoun

the nations of the Asian continent collectively

Asiannoun

a native or inhabitant of Asia

Asia

Asia ( (listen)) is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres. It shares the continental landmass of Eurasia with the continent of Europe and the continental landmass of Afro-Eurasia with both Europe and Africa.

Asianadjective

of or relating to or characteristic of Asia or the peoples of Asia or their languages or culture;

‘Asian countries’;

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Asianadjective

denoting or characteristic of the biogeographic region including southern Asia and the Malay Archipelago as far as the Philippines and Borneo and Java;

‘Oriental politeness’; ‘for people of South and East Asian ancestry the term `Asian' is preferred to `Oriental'’; ‘Asian ancestry’;

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