Associations to the word «Asia»

Wiktionary

ASIA, proper noun. A continent located east of Europe, west of the Pacific Ocean, north of Oceania and south of the Arctic Ocean.
ASIA, proper noun. (Greek God) A daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, the wife of the Titan, Iapetus, and mother of Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus and Menoetius.
ASIA, proper noun. (astronomy) Short for 67 Asia, a main belt asteroid.
ASIA, proper noun. A female given name of modern usage, from the continent.
ASIA, proper noun. (historical) A province of the Roman Empire located in what is now western Turkey.
ASIA MINOR, proper noun. A large peninsula, mostly coterminous with Anatolia, between the Mediterranean Sea, the Aegean Sea and the Black Sea; it makes up the Asian part of Turkey

Dictionary definition

ASIA, noun. 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.
ASIA, noun. The nations of the Asian continent collectively.

Wise words

He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
Confucius