Wordlist: Asia - List 2

 

1. Wordlist

  • Indonesia
    • Indonesia[ˌɪn.dəˈni.zi.ə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in Southeast Asia and Oceania with the capital city Jakarta
    • Example:
      • Indonesia is a republic.
    • Indonesian, Indonesian[ˌɪn.dəˈni.ʒən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who lives in or originates from Indonesia
    • Example:
      • Most Indonesians are descended from Austronesian-speaking peoples.
    • Indonesian[ˌɪn.dəˈni.ʒən](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • related to Indonesia
    • Example:
      • The Indonesian landscape is richly endowed with natural resources.
  • Iran
    • Iran[ɪˈɻɑːn](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in the Middle East known as Persia until 1935, bordered on the north by Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan
    • Example:
      • Iran is home to one of the world's oldest continuous major civilisations.
  • Iraq
    • Iraq[ɪrɑːk](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in Mesopotamia that borders on Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria and Turkey
    • Example:
      • Iraq has a narrow section of coastline measuring 58 km.
  • Israel
    • Israel[ˈɪzreɪəl](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a modern country in the Middle East, at the eastern shore of the Mediterranean, bordering Lebanon in the north, Syria in the northeast
    • Example:
      • Israel is the world's only predominantly Jewish state.
  • Japan
    • Japan[ˌdʒəˈpæn](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an island country in East Asia, located in the Pacific Ocean, lying to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia
    • Example:
      • Japan is an archipelago of 6,852 islands.
  • Jordan
    • Jordan[ˈdʒɔːdən](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in the Middle East, sharing control of the Dead Sea with Israel
    • Example:
      • Jordan is a modern Arab nation.
  • Kazakhstan
    • Kazakhstan[ˈkæzəkstæn](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the world's largest landlocked country, located in Eurasia
    • Example:
      • For most of its history, the territory of modern-day Kazakhstan has been inhabited by nomadic tribes.
  • Kuwait
    • Kuwait(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sovereign Arab emirate situated in the northeast of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia
    • Example:
      • Kuwait has the world's fifth largest oil reserves.
  • Kyrgyzstan
    • Kyrgyzstan(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in Central Asia, bordering on Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and China
    • Example:
      • The 40-ray sun on the flag of Kyrgyzstan symbolises the forty tribes of Manas.
  • Laos
    • Laos(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked country in Southeast Asia, bordered by Burma and People's Republic of China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the south and Thailand to the west
    • Example:
      • Laos' climate is tropical and monsoonal.
  • Lebanon
    • Lebanon(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in Western Asia, on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea, bordered by Syria to the north and east and Israel to the south
    • Example:
      • In 2009, despite a global recession, Lebanon hosted the largest number of tourists in its history.
  • Malaysia
    • Malaysia(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in Southeast Asia consisting of thirteen states and three Federal Territories, bordering Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, and Brunei
    • Example:
      • Malaysia is near the equator.
  • Maldives
    • Maldives[ˈmɒl.daɪvz](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • an island country in the Indian Ocean formed by a double chain of twenty-six atolls, but still the smallest Asian country
    • Example:
      • The Maldives feature 1,192 small islands.
  • Mongolia
    • Mongolia(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked country in East and Central Asia, bordering Russia to the north and the People's Republic of China to the south, east and west
    • Example:
      • Ulan Bator is Mongolia's capital and largest city.
  • Myanmar
    • Myanmar(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the largest country by geographical area in Southeast Asia, bordering China to the north-east, Laos to the east, Thailand to the south-east
    • Example:
      • Myanmar's diverse population has played a major role in defining its politics.
  • Nepal
    • Nepal(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked country in South Asia, bordering China to the north and India to the south, east, and west
    • Example:
      • Nepal is a country of highly diverse and rich geography, culture and religions.
  • North Korea
    • North Korea(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a state in East Asia, occupying the northern half of the Korean Peninsula
    • Example:
      • North Korea's capital and largest city is Pyongyang.
  • Oman
    • Oman(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an Arab country in southwest Asia on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula, bordering the United Arab Emirates to the northwest, Saudi Arabia to the west and Yemen to the southwest
    • Example:
      • The present-day name of the country, Oman, is believed to originate from the Arab tribes who migrated to its territory.
 

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        Malaysia
        a country in Southeast Asia consisting of thirteen states and three Federal Territories, bordering Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, and Brunei
        Maldives
        an island country in the Indian Ocean formed by a double chain of twenty-six atolls, but still the smallest Asian country
        Indonesian
        related to Indonesia
        Laos
        a landlocked country in Southeast Asia, bordered by Burma and People's Republic of China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the south and Thailand to the west
        Mongolia
        a landlocked country in East and Central Asia, bordering Russia to the north and the People's Republic of China to the south, east and west
        Iran
        a country in the Middle East known as Persia until 1935, bordered on the north by Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan
        Jordan
        a country in the Middle East, sharing control of the Dead Sea with Israel
        Iraq
        a country in Mesopotamia that borders on Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria and Turkey
        Indonesian
        a person who lives in or originates from Indonesia
        Nepal
        a landlocked country in South Asia, bordering China to the north and India to the south, east, and west
        Japan
        an island country in East Asia, located in the Pacific Ocean, lying to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia
        Myanmar
        the largest country by geographical area in Southeast Asia, bordering China to the north-east, Laos to the east, Thailand to the south-east
        Kuwait
        a sovereign Arab emirate situated in the northeast of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia
        Israel
        a modern country in the Middle East, at the eastern shore of the Mediterranean, bordering Lebanon in the north, Syria in the northeast
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        a country in Southeast Asia and Oceania with the capital city Jakarta
         
         
         

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        Iran
        a country in the Middle East known as Persia until 1935, bordered on the north by Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan
        Kazakhstan
        the world's largest landlocked country, located in Eurasia
        Myanmar
        the largest country by geographical area in Southeast Asia, bordering China to the north-east, Laos to the east, Thailand to the south-east
        Kuwait
        a sovereign Arab emirate situated in the northeast of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia
        Kyrgyzstan
        a country in Central Asia, bordering on Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and China
        Israel
        a modern country in the Middle East, at the eastern shore of the Mediterranean, bordering Lebanon in the north, Syria in the northeast
        Mongolia
        a landlocked country in East and Central Asia, bordering Russia to the north and the People's Republic of China to the south, east and west
        Maldives
        an island country in the Indian Ocean formed by a double chain of twenty-six atolls, but still the smallest Asian country
        Japan
        an island country in East Asia, located in the Pacific Ocean, lying to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia
        Malaysia
        a country in Southeast Asia consisting of thirteen states and three Federal Territories, bordering Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, and Brunei
        North Korea
        a state in East Asia, occupying the northern half of the Korean Peninsula
        Iraq
        a country in Mesopotamia that borders on Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria and Turkey
        Oman
        an Arab country in southwest Asia on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula, bordering the United Arab Emirates to the northwest, Saudi Arabia to the west and Yemen to the southwest
         
         
         
         

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