Asia
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈeɪʒə/, /ˈeɪʃə/
Proper noun
  1. A continent located east of Europe (typically delimited by the Urals), west of the Pacific Ocean, north of Oceania and south of the Arctic Ocean.
  2. (Greek God) A daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, the wife of the Titan, Iapetus, and mother of Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus and Menoetius.
  3. (astronomy) 67 Asia, a main belt asteroid.
  4. A female given name.
    • 1994 Blake Nelson, Girl: A Novel, Simon&Schuster, ISBN 0671897071, page 81
      And Scott Haskell started going out with this sophomore girl called Asia, who was this rich girl from Weston Heights.
  5. (historical) A province of the Roman Empire located in what is now western Turkey.
Translations Translations
  • French: Asie
  • Portuguese: Ásia
  • Russian: А́зия



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