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Definition of the noun eurasia

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  1. the land mass formed by the continents of Europe and Asia
    • examples: Europe is not really a continent; it juts westward out of Eurasia, the continent, as India juts southward out thereof. | The Himalayas were formed by the collision of the tectonic plates of India and Eurasia about 50 million years ago.
    • lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
    • instance of: continent = one of the large landmasses of the earth
    • part of: eastern hemisphere / orient = the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia; northern hemisphere = the hemisphere that is to the north of the equator
    • parts:
      • Russia = a former empire in eastern Europe and northern Asia created in the 14th century with Moscow as the capital; powerful in the 17th and 18th centuries under Peter the Great and Catherine the Great when Saint Petersburg was the capital
      • Union of Soviet Socialist Republics / Soviet Union / Russia / USSR = a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics
      • Russian Federation / Russia = a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia
      • Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic / Soviet Russia / Russia = formerly the largest Soviet Socialist Republic in the USSR occupying eastern Europe and northern Asia
      • Scythia = an ancient area of Eurasia extending from the Black Sea to the Aral Sea that was populated by Scythians from the eighth to the fourth century BC
      • Asia = the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia
      • Europe = the 2nd smallest continent

Places

  1. Eurasia is the combined continental landmass of Europe and Asia, with the term being a portmanteau of its two constituents. Located primarily in the Northern and Eastern Hemispheres, it is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the west, the Pacific Ocean to the east, the Arctic Ocean on the north, and by Africa, the Mediterranean Sea, the Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean to the south. The division between Europe and Asia as two different continents is a historical and cultural construct, with no clear physical separation between them; thus, in some parts of the world, Eurasia is recognized as the largest of five or six continents.
  2. Eurasia Tower or Steel Peak is a 308.9 m tall skyscraper in Moscow International Business Center Moscow, Russia. The complex will house offices, apartments, a hotel, and other entertainment facilities. It is also one of the 94 supertall skyscrapers in the world.

There are other places with in their name, like Afro-Eurasia.

Music

  1. "Eurasia" is a musical album of Avalon.
    • released on (14 years ago)
  2. "Eurasia" is a musical single of Marc Romboy vs. Gui Boratto, Marc Romboy, Gui Boratto.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  3. "Eurasia" is a musical album of Michel pépé.
    • released in (15 years ago)

Miscellanea

  1. Eurasia is one of three superstates in George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, the others being Eastasia and Oceania. Eurasia comprises all of mainland Europe, modern day Russia, and a fluctuating amount of Manchuria, Mongolia, Northern Africa, and the Middle East. Its political ideology is Neo-Bolshevism.
  2. Eurasia is a zoo exhibit.
  3. Eurasia is Viva's newest girl group.

Phrases with Eurasia

  1. Africa-Eurasia
  2. Plakina Monolopha Eurasia
  3. Variety Plakina Monolopha Eurasia

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Eurasia

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Google previewThe School Room Guide to Methods of Teaching and School Management (1894)

by Esmond Vedder DeGraff

Eurasia is the land of accomplished fact and of the past. America has an area of 16$ millions of square miles, and is larger than Europe and Africa taken together. The northern continent contains about 9 millions ; and the southern about 7.

Google previewEvolution and Prehistory, The Human Challenge (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Eurasia is the combined continental landmass of Europe and Asia, with the term being a portmanteau of its two constituents. Located primarily in the Northern and Eastern Hemispheres, it is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the west, the.

Google previewKey Players and Regional Dynamics in Eurasia (2010)

The Return of the 'Great Game' by M. Freire, R. Kanet

Eurasia is a regional complex, since it has all the geopolitical, ethno-territorial, and sociopolitical ingredients for fragmentation, conflict, and a quick recourse to coercion and the use of force by a variety of actors, as witnessed by the host of ...

Google previewEurasian Integration (2012)

Challenges of Transcontinental Regionalism by E. Vinokurov, A. Libman

Wifi Wireless fidelity WiMAX Worldwide interoperability for microwave access 3G, Thirdgeneration mobilenetworks 4G Fourthgeneration mobile networks 1 Introduction Eurasia is a massive and diverse 'supercontinent' that.

Google previewA New Geography on the Comparative Method, with Maps and Diagrams and an Outline of Commercial Geography (1895)

by John Miller Dow Meiklejohn

Eurasia is the land of accomplished fact and of the past. 2. Size. — America has an area of 164 millions of square miles, and is larger than Europe and Africa taken together. The northern continent contains about 9 millions ; and the southern ...

Google previewCoastal Wetlands of the World (2014)

Geology, Ecology, Distribution and Applications by David B. Scott, Jennifer Frail-Gauthier, Petra J. Mudie

Key points Eurasia is the largest continent, but its coastal wetlands have long histories of human occupation and few tidal wetlands remain; temperate salt marshes dominated by grasses and pickleweed occur in Western Europe and the ...

Google previewWorld Civilizations, The Global Experience, Combined Volume (2016)

Civilizations, Civilizations by CTI Reviews

Eurasia is the combined continental landmass of Europe and Asia, with the term being a portmanteau of its two constituents. Located primarily in the Northern and Eastern Hemispheres, it is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the west, the ...

Google previewCurrent Trends in Caucasian, East European and Inner Asian Linguistics (2003)

Papers in honor of Howard I. Aronson by Dee Ann Holisky, Kevin Tuite

One typological feature that distinguishes it from other languages of northern Eurasia is the presence of phonemic tones. The tonal nature of Ket was first described by linguist Heinrich Werner in the 1960's.1 Werner discovered four syllabic ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Grasses (2006)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology - 3 Volume Set by Umberto Quattrocchi

Eurasia. Annual. S. cereale L. subsp. segetale Zhuk (Secale segetale (Zhuk.) Roshev.) Asia temperate, Eurasia.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food Grains (2015)

by Colin W Wrigley, Harold Corke, Koushik Seetharaman, Jonathan Faubion

monococcum Eurasia Domesticated Wheat (4Â) Triticum Emmer T. dicoccum Eurasia Domesticated Isfahan wheat T. ispahanicum South Asia ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner

MW Eurasia and S E Africa L E hygmes pl ti Cupressus lusitanica subsp. benthamii ( Endl.) Franco Cupressus lusitanica var. benthamii (Endl.) Carrière Cupressus ...

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Small photo of Scenery spring landscape of Kamchatka Peninsula: beautiful view of rugged mountain river Paratunka River on sunny weather. Eurasia, Russian Far East, Kamchatka Region.Small photo of Hiding in the hills above the foggy valley is this little violet flower - Campanulla. It`s a common specie that grows in Northern - Central to Eastern Europe and Eurasia. It has its own beauty.Small photo of The snowy owl (Bubo scandiacus) is a large, white owl of the typical owl family. Snowy owls are native to Arctic regions in North America and Eurasia.Small photo of Spring flora of Kamchatka Peninsula: beautiful golden flower Rhododendron Aureum on background of mountains in sunny weather. Kamchatka, Russian Far East, Eurasia. Concept revival of life after winterSmall photo of The common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)the Eurasian kingfisher, and river kingfisher, is a small kingfisher with seven subspecies recognized within its wide distribution across Eurasia and North Africa.Small photo of Gray wolf or grey wolf Canis lupus, also timber or western wolf is a canine native to the wilderness and remote areas of Eurasia and North America. It is the largest extant member of its familySmall photo of European brown bear ((Ursus arctos) foraging in forest habitat with visible tongue. This is the most widely distributed bear and is found across much of northern Eurasia and North America. More...

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There is but little room for doubt that Egypt led the way in the creation of the earliest known group of civilizations which arose on both sides of the land bridge between Africa and Eurasia in the fourth millennium B.C. (James H. Breasted)
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