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Asia
 
a continent located east of Europe, west of the Pacific Ocean, north of Oceania and south of the Arctic Ocean, including for example China and Russia
 
Asian
 
a person who lives in or originates from Asia
 
Asian
 
related to Asia
 
Afghanistan
 
a landlocked country in Central Asia with the capital Kabul
 
Armenia
 
a small country in Western Asia with the capital Yerevan
 
Azerbaijan
 
a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia, located at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia
 
Bahrain
 
a small island country of thirty-three islands in the Persian Gulf ruled by the Al Khalifa royal family
 
Bangladesh
 
a country in South Asia, bordered by India on all sides
 
Bhutan
 
a landlocked Himalayan country in South Asia, bordered to the south, east and west by the Republic of India and to the north by China
 
Brunei
 
a country located on the north coast of the island of Borneo, in Southeast Asia
 
Cambodia
 
a country in South East Asia, famous as the successor state of the once powerful Hindu and Buddhist Khmer Empire
 
China
 
a country in East Asia and the most populous state in the world
 
Chinese
 
a person who lives in or originates from China
 
Chinese
 
related to China
 
Cyprus
 
a Eurasian island country in the Eastern Mediterranean, south of Turkey and west of Syria and Lebanon
 
Timor-Leste
 
a country in Southeast Asia which comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor, the nearby islands of Atauro and Jaco, and Oecusse
 
Georgia
 
a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia, bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia
 
India
 
a country in South Asia bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south and the Arabian Sea on the west
 
Indian
 
a person who lives in or originates from India
 
Indian
 
related to India
 
 
  • Asia
    • Asia[ˈeɪʒə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a continent located east of Europe, west of the Pacific Ocean, north of Oceania and south of the Arctic Ocean, including for example China and Russia
    • Example:
      • Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent.
    • Asian, Asians['eɪʒən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who lives in or originates from Asia
    • Example:
      • Most Asians have dark hair, don't they?
    • Asian['eɪʒən](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • related to Asia
    • Example:
      • Asian food is very different from German food.
  • Afghanistan
    • Afghanistan[æfˈgæn.ɪˌstæn](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked country in Central Asia with the capital Kabul
    • Example:
      • Afghanistan has a long history.
  • Armenia
    • Armenia[ɑː'miː.ni.ə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a small country in Western Asia with the capital Yerevan
    • Example:
      • Armenia is a member of more than 40 international organisations.
  • Azerbaijan
    • Azerbaijan[ˌæz.ə.baɪˈdʒɑːn](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia, located at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia
    • Example:
      • Azerbaijan is a nation with a majority Turkic and Shi‘ite Muslim population.
  • Bahrain
    • Bahrain(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a small island country of thirty-three islands in the Persian Gulf ruled by the Al Khalifa royal family
    • Example:
      • Bahrain is known for its oil and pearls.
  • Bangladesh
    • Bangladesh[bæŋ.glɜˈdɛʃ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in South Asia, bordered by India on all sides
    • Example:
      • The name Bangladesh means "Country of Bengal".
  • Bhutan
    • Bhutan(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked Himalayan country in South Asia, bordered to the south, east and west by the Republic of India and to the north by China
    • Example:
      • Bhutan used to be one of the most isolated nations in the world.
  • Brunei
    • Brunei(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country located on the north coast of the island of Borneo, in Southeast Asia
    • Example:
      • Brunei regained its independence from the United Kingdom on 1 January 1984.
  • Cambodia
    • Cambodia(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in South East Asia, famous as the successor state of the once powerful Hindu and Buddhist Khmer Empire
    • Example:
      • Cambodia still maintains a monarchy.
  • China
    • China[ˈtʃaɪ.nə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in East Asia and the most populous state in the world
    • Example:
      • China's landscape is diverse.
    • Chinese, Chinese[tʃaɪˈniːz](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who lives in or originates from China
    • Example:
      • Many Chinese speak English.
    • Chinese[tʃaɪˈniːz](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • related to China
    • Example:
      • Shanghai is a Chinese city.
  • Cyprus
    • Cyprus[ˈsaɪ.prəs](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a Eurasian island country in the Eastern Mediterranean, south of Turkey and west of Syria and Lebanon
    • Example:
      • Cyprus is one of the Mediterranean Sea's most popular tourist destinations.
  • Timor-Leste
    • Timor-Leste(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in Southeast Asia which comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor, the nearby islands of Atauro and Jaco, and Oecusse
    • Example:
      • Timor-Leste was colonised by Portugal in the 16th century.
  • Georgia
    • Georgia[ˈdʒɔː.dʒə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia, bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia
    • Example:
      • Georgia's population is 4.385 million.
  • India
    • India[ˈɪndiə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in South Asia bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south and the Arabian Sea on the west
    • Example:
      • Four major religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism originated in India.
    • Indian, Indians[ˈɪndiən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who lives in or originates from India
    • Example:
      • The ancient Greeks referred to the Indians as Indoi, the people of the Indus.
    • Indian[ˈɪndiən](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • related to India
    • Example:
      • India is partly bounded by the Indian Ocean.
 

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Asia
Asian
Asian
Afghanistan
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Bhutan
Brunei
Cambodia
China
Chinese
Chinese
Cyprus
Georgia
India
Indian
Indian
 
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        Azerbaijan
        Azerbaijan
        Bangladesh
        Bangladesh
        India
        India
        Brunei
        Brunei
        Bahrain
        Bahrain
        Cambodia
        Cambodia
        China
        China
        Afghanistan
        Afghanistan
        Timor-Leste
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        Chinese
        a person who lives in or originates from China
        Asian
        related to Asia
        Azerbaijan
        a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia, located at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia
        Bahrain
        a small island country of thirty-three islands in the Persian Gulf ruled by the Al Khalifa royal family
        Armenia
        a small country in Western Asia with the capital Yerevan
        Bangladesh
        a country in South Asia, bordered by India on all sides
        Brunei
        a country located on the north coast of the island of Borneo, in Southeast Asia
        Asian
        a person who lives in or originates from Asia
        Chinese
        related to China
        China
        a country in East Asia and the most populous state in the world
        Cyprus
        a Eurasian island country in the Eastern Mediterranean, south of Turkey and west of Syria and Lebanon
        Afghanistan
        a landlocked country in Central Asia with the capital Kabul
        Cambodia
        a country in South East Asia, famous as the successor state of the once powerful Hindu and Buddhist Khmer Empire
        Indian
        related to India
        Bhutan
        a landlocked Himalayan country in South Asia, bordered to the south, east and west by the Republic of India and to the north by China
         
         
         

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        Cyprus
        a Eurasian island country in the Eastern Mediterranean, south of Turkey and west of Syria and Lebanon
        China
        a country in East Asia and the most populous state in the world
        Timor-Leste
        a country in Southeast Asia which comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor, the nearby islands of Atauro and Jaco, and Oecusse
        Azerbaijan
        a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia, located at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia
        Bahrain
        a small island country of thirty-three islands in the Persian Gulf ruled by the Al Khalifa royal family
        India
        a country in South Asia bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south and the Arabian Sea on the west
        Georgia
        a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia, bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia
        Brunei
        a country located on the north coast of the island of Borneo, in Southeast Asia
        Asia
        a continent located east of Europe, west of the Pacific Ocean, north of Oceania and south of the Arctic Ocean, including for example China and Russia
        Bhutan
        a landlocked Himalayan country in South Asia, bordered to the south, east and west by the Republic of India and to the north by China
        Cambodia
        a country in South East Asia, famous as the successor state of the once powerful Hindu and Buddhist Khmer Empire
         
         
         
         

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