Associations to the word «Asia»


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.

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