Wordlist: Asia - List 3

 

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  • Pakistan
    • Pakistan[ˈpækɪsˌtæn](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in South Asia, bordered by Afghanistan and Iran to the west, India to the east and China to the far northeast
    • Example:
      • Pakistan's history has been characterised by periods of military rule and political instability.
  • Palau
    • Palau[pəˈlaʊ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an island nation in the Pacific Ocean, east of the Philippines and south of Tokyo
    • Example:
      • Palau's capital is Melekeok.
  • Philippines
    • Philippines(noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • a Southeast Asian country comprised of over seven thousand islands in the Pacific Ocean
    • Example:
      • The Philippines have a presidential, unitary form of government.
  • Qatar
    • Qatar(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an Arab emirate in the Middle East, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeasterly coast of the larger Arabian Peninsula, bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south; otherwise surrounded by the Persian Gulf
    • Example:
      • Qatar is an oil- and gas-rich nation.
  • Russia
    • Russia[ˈɹʌ.ʃə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia, extending from the Gulf of Finland to the Pacific Ocean, also having maritime borders with Japan and the United States
    • Example:
      • Russia is by far the largest country in the world, covering more than a ninth of the Earth's land area.
    • Russian, Russians['rʌʃ(ə)n](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who lives in or originates from Russia
    • Example:
      • Some Russians immigrated to Germany.
    • Russian['rʌʃ(ə)n](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • related to Russia
    • Example:
      • Do you have a Russian friend?
  • Saudi Arabia
    • Saudi Arabia(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the largest Arab country of the Middle East, bordered by Jordan and Iraq to the north and northeast, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to the east
    • Example:
      • Saudi Arabia is sometimes called "The Land of the Two Holy Mosques".
  • Singapore
    • Singapore(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an island city-state off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, north of the equator, south of the Malaysian state of Johor and north of Indonesia's Riau Islands
    • Example:
      • Singapore is a microstate and the smallest nation in Southeast Asia.
  • South Korea
    • South Korea(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in East Asia, comprising the southern half of the Korean Peninsula
    • Example:
      • South Korea has the fourth largest economy in Asia.
  • Sri Lanka
    • Sri Lanka[sriˈlɑːŋkə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an island country in South Asia, located about 31 kilometres (19.3 mi) off the southern coast of India
    • Example:
      • Sri Lanka is famous for the production and export of tea, coffee, coconuts, rubber and cinnamon.
  • Syria
    • Syria(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest
    • Example:
      • Syria's capital is Damascus.
  • Tajikistan
    • Tajikistan(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a mountainous landlocked country in Central Asia, bordering Afghanistan to the south, Uzbekistan to the west, Kyrgyzstan to the north, and People's Republic of China to the east
    • Example:
      • Mountains cover over 90% of Tajikistan.
  • Thailand
    • Thailand(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an independent country that lies in the heart of Southeast Asia, bordered to the north by Burma and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and Burma
    • Example:
      • Thailand is a kingdom.
  • Turkey
    • Turkey[ˈtʌɽkɪj](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a Eurasian country that stretches across the Anatolian peninsula in Western Asia and Thrace in the Balkan region of southeastern Europe, bordered by Bulgaria, Greece, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq and Syria
    • Example:
      • Turkey began full membership negotiations with the European Union in 2005.
  • Turkmenistan
    • Turkmenistan(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in Central Asia, bordered by Afghanistan, Iran, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and the Caspian Sea
    • Example:
      • The official language in Turkmenistan is Turkmen.
  • United Arab Emirates
    • United Arab Emirates(noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • a federation of seven emirates situated in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman and Saudi Arabia
    • Example:
      • In the United Arab Emirates, Islam is the official religion and Arabic is the official language.
  • Uzbekistan
    • Uzbekistan(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a doubly landlocked country in Central Asia, formerly part of the Soviet Union, bordered by Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan
    • Example:
      • Uzbekistan was incorporated into the Russian Empire in the 19th century.
  • Vietnam
    • Vietnam(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia, bordered by China to the north
    • Example:
      • The people of Vietnam regained independence and broke away from China in AD 938.
  • Yemen
    • Yemen['jɛmən](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country located on the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia, bordered by Saudi Arabia to the north, the Red Sea to the west, the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Aden to the south, and Oman to the east
    • Example:
      • Yemen's territory includes over 200 islands.
 

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        Russia
        a country in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia, extending from the Gulf of Finland to the Pacific Ocean, also having maritime borders with Japan and the United States
        Yemen
        a country located on the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia, bordered by Saudi Arabia to the north, the Red Sea to the west, the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Aden to the south, and Oman to the east
        Qatar
        an Arab emirate in the Middle East, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeasterly coast of the larger Arabian Peninsula, bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south; otherwise surrounded by the Persian Gulf
        Palau
        an island nation in the Pacific Ocean, east of the Philippines and south of Tokyo
        Uzbekistan
        a doubly landlocked country in Central Asia, formerly part of the Soviet Union, bordered by Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan
        Pakistan
        a country in South Asia, bordered by Afghanistan and Iran to the west, India to the east and China to the far northeast
        United Arab Emirates
        a federation of seven emirates situated in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman and Saudi Arabia
        Thailand
        an independent country that lies in the heart of Southeast Asia, bordered to the north by Burma and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and Burma
        Turkey
        a Eurasian country that stretches across the Anatolian peninsula in Western Asia and Thrace in the Balkan region of southeastern Europe, bordered by Bulgaria, Greece, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq and Syria
        Turkmenistan
        a country in Central Asia, bordered by Afghanistan, Iran, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and the Caspian Sea
        South Korea
        a country in East Asia, comprising the southern half of the Korean Peninsula
        Russian
        a person who lives in or originates from Russia
        Sri Lanka
        an island country in South Asia, located about 31 kilometres (19.3 mi) off the southern coast of India
        Syria
        a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest
        Russian
        related to Russia
         
         
         

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        United Arab Emirates
        a federation of seven emirates situated in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman and Saudi Arabia
        Tajikistan
        a mountainous landlocked country in Central Asia, bordering Afghanistan to the south, Uzbekistan to the west, Kyrgyzstan to the north, and People's Republic of China to the east
        Vietnam
        the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia, bordered by China to the north
        Sri Lanka
        an island country in South Asia, located about 31 kilometres (19.3 mi) off the southern coast of India
        Qatar
        an Arab emirate in the Middle East, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeasterly coast of the larger Arabian Peninsula, bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south; otherwise surrounded by the Persian Gulf
        South Korea
        a country in East Asia, comprising the southern half of the Korean Peninsula
        Yemen
        a country located on the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia, bordered by Saudi Arabia to the north, the Red Sea to the west, the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Aden to the south, and Oman to the east
        Saudi Arabia
        the largest Arab country of the Middle East, bordered by Jordan and Iraq to the north and northeast, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to the east
        Syria
        a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest
        Palau
        an island nation in the Pacific Ocean, east of the Philippines and south of Tokyo
        Uzbekistan
        a doubly landlocked country in Central Asia, formerly part of the Soviet Union, bordered by Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan
        Pakistan
        a country in South Asia, bordered by Afghanistan and Iran to the west, India to the east and China to the far northeast
        Turkmenistan
        a country in Central Asia, bordered by Afghanistan, Iran, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and the Caspian Sea
         
         
         
         
         

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