Asia

[n] - the largest continent with 60% of the earth`s population 2. [n] - the nations of the Asian continent collectively
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Asia

archaic or obsolete terms > Places: Turkey (west)
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ASIA

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The largest of the continents. It was known to the romans more specifically as what we know today as asia minor. The name comes from at least two possible sources: from the assyrian asu (to rise) or from the sanskrit usa (dawn), both with reference to its being the land of the rising sun, i.e., eastern as opposed to europe, to the west. ... (12 Dec...
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Asia

noun the nations of the Asian continent collectively
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ASIA

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Asia

ancient Roman province, the first and westernmost Roman province in Asia Minor, stretching at its greatest extent from the Aegean coast in the west ... [3 related articles]
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Asia

the world`s largest and most diverse continent. It occupies the eastern four-fifths of the giant Eurasian landmass. Asia is more a geographic term ... [252 related articles]
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Asia

[magazine] Asia was a popular American magazine in the 1920s and 1930s that featured reporting about Asia and its people, including both the Far East and the Middle East. Asia magazine was established by the American Asiatic Association in 1898 as Journal of the American Asiatic Association. An editorial in the Journal explained: `The ignor...
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Asia

[Disney`s Animal Kingdom] Asia is one of the themed lands in Disney`s Animal Kingdom. Along with showcasing animals from throughout the continent, Asia is also the home of two of the park`s major thrill rides. The section opened in 1999 as the first expansion land in Disney`s Animal Kingdom. ==Theme== Just as the park`s Africa section is se...
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Asia

Asia (ā'zhu) , the world's largest continent, 17,139,000 sq mi (44,390,000 sq km), with about 3.3 billion people, nearly three fifths of the world's total population.Sections in this article:IntroductionBoundariesGeology and GeographyPopulation, Culture, and EconomyOutline of HistoryBiblio...
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Asia

Largest of the continents, occupying one-third of the total land surface of the world. The origin of the name is unknown, though it seems probable that it was at first used with a restricted local application, gradually extended to the whole continent. Area 44,000,000 sq km/17,000,000 sq mi L...
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Asia

Asia is a Greek name for girls. The meaning is `alive, well` The name Asia is most commonly given to Italian girls. Asia is at number 28 in the top 50 of Italian girls (average of 10 years data) Asia is given to boys and girls in the Netherlands What do they use in other countries? Aissa Esa (Finnish) Asiah Asiyah Aike (Dutch) Isha (Indian) Asil Ai...
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Asia

[mythology] Asia in Greek mythology was a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, the wife of the Titan Iapetus, and mother of Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus and Menoetius. Hesiod gives the name of another Oceanid, Clymene, in his Theogony (359) but the Bibliotheca (1.8) gives instead the name Asia as does Lycophron (1411). It is possible that the n...
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Asia

Asia (audio=En-us-Asia.ogg or ə) is the Earth`s largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. It covers 8.7% of the Earth`s total surface area and comprises 30% of its land area. With approximately 4.3 billion people, it hosts 60% of the world`s current human population. Like most of the world,......
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Asia

[1816] The Asia was a 410 ton merchant ship built at Shields in 1816. Under the command of James Lindsay, she sailed from The Downs, England on 9 August 1823, with 150 male convicts. She arrived at Hobart Town on 19 January 1824. Two convicts died on the voyage. Asia left Hobart Town on 27 January bound for Sydney. Asia left Sydney on 11 Ma...
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Asia

[1813] The Asia was a 455 ton barque merchant ship built at Whitby in 1813. Under the command of John Edman, she sailed from London, England on 1 August 1827, with 158 male convicts. She arrived at Hobart Town on 30 November. One convict died on the voyage. Asia left Hobart Town on 19 December bound for Sydney arriving on 24 December. Asia ...
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Asia

[ship] A number of sailing ships have been named Asia: ...
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Asia

[1818] The Asia was a 532 ton merchant ship built by A. Hall & Company at Aberdeen in 1818. Under the command of Jason Morice, she left Sheerness, England on 3 September 1820 with 190 male convicts. She arrived in Sydney on 28 December. One convict died during the voyage. On her second convict voyage, under the command of Thomas Ried, she d...
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Asia

In antiquity and during the antiquity were the high cultures of Central Asia and Asia Assyria. Babylonia and Mesopotamia the most important founders of viticulture and wine culture. Asia is thus the cradle of wine culture. An extension of vines exist in the countries Afghanistan. Armenia. Azerbaijan. bhutan. China. Georgia. India. Indonesia. Iraq. ...
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