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Noun: Asia  ey-zhu
  1. The nations of the Asian continent collectively
     
  2. 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

Type of: accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection, continent

Part of: Eurasia

Encyclopedia: Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections