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Asian

Asian Meaning & Definition
Asian Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Asian?

[n] a native or inhabitant of Asia
[adj] denoting or characteristic of the biogeographic region including southern Asia and the Malay Archipelago as far as the Philippines and Borneo and Java; "Oriental politeness"; "for people of South and East Asian ancestry the term `Asian' is preferred to `Oriental'"; "Asian ancestry"
[adj] of or relating to or characteristic of Asia or the peoples of Asia or their languages or culture; "Asian countries"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Asian: Asiatic | Asiatic | eastern | oriental

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Asian In Webster's Dictionary

\A"sian\, a. [L. Asianus, Gr. ?, fr. ?, L. Asia.] Of or pertaining to Asia; Asiatic. ``Asian princes.'' --Jer. Taylor. -- n. An Asiatic.

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