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Asia

Asia appears in the following tongue twister:

  • Casual clothes are provisional for leisurely trips across Asia.

Asia appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Bonsai sanitary rat in Asia, snob!
  • Red now, Asia is sure Russia is a wonder.
  • Zeus: "Nile macaroni, Ma, is a nitrate-tart in Asia Minor, a camel in Suez."
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Fun fact! The first letter of every continent's name is the same as the last: Africa, America, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, and Europe.

Fun fact! Most of the world’s languages are spoken in Asia and Africa.

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Definition of the noun asia

What does asia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. 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
  2. the nations of the Asian continent collectively

People

  1. Asia a.k.a. Asia Carrera is an American former pornographic actress.
  2. Asia is an actor.

There are other people with in their name, like Asia Dér, Asia Lee, Asia Born, Asia Chow, Asia Muka, Asia Baker, Asia Booth, Asia Craft, Asia Fuqua, Asia Mason and many others.

Phrases with Asia

Phrases starting with the word Asia:

  1. asia minor
  2. Asia Minor Bluegrass
  3. Asia Minor Ground Squirrel

Phrases ending with the word Asia:

  1. A'asia
  2. Electra Asia
  3. Arhopala Asia
  4. southeast asia
  5. Sick Man of Asia
  6. Lagenorhynchus asia
  7. Species Electra Asia
  8. Sick Man of East Asia
  9. Species Arhopala Asia
  10. species Lagenorhynchus asia

Other phrases containing the word Asia:

  1. Mouflon (western Asia)
  2. economic commission for asia and the far east

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Asia

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Google previewOld World Continents (2003)

Europe, Asia, and Africa by Bruce McClish

East Asia is a highly populated region with a variety of landforms, including mountains, fertile plains, forests, and...

North Asia is the Russian land of Siberia, a thinly populated region of great forests, barren plains, and long, harsh winters.

Google previewDictionary for Air Travel and Tourism Activities: Over 7,100 Terms on Airlines (2008)

by Homero E. Martinez

Asia, Geographical (Geography): Asia is the largest and most populous continent of the world, covering about 30 percent of the Earth's landmass. It includes 44 countries, depending territories, and numerous islands extended over an area of ...

Google previewThrough the Eyes of the Pack (2013)

by Lorenzo Currie

Asia is the largest continent in the world. It extends about 7,100 kilometers or ( 4,400 miles) from the...

Inner Asia is a rather imprecisely defined region that is sometimes called Central Asia. Included within it are Tibet and the Sinkiang- Uighur ...

Google previewWorld Geography Affected by World Upheavals

Asia is the largest of the continents, covering about one-third of the land surface of the Earth. Nearly sixty percent...

Google previewA Century of Catholic Mission (2015)

Roman Catholic Missiology 1910 to the Present by Stephen B. Bevans

Introduction Asia is a huge continent!

Asia is the cradle of the world's great religious traditions: India for Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism; Arabia for Islam; Palestine for Judaism and Christianity; China for Confucianism and Taoism; Japan ...

Google previewCapital Flows and Demographics (2008)

An Asian Perspective by Mr. Erik Lueth

Emerging Asia is the largest provider of capital for industrialized countries through the investment of its foreign currency reserves. At the same time, emerging Asia is the largest recipient of private capital flows, including the exchange rate ...

Google previewBoy Culture (2010)

An Encyclopedia by Shirley R. Steinberg, Michael Kehler, Lindsay Cornish

South Asia refers to the region south of the Himalayan Mountains. South Asians includes people from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Southeast Asia refers to the region south of China, east of India, and north of Australia.

Google previewSport in Asian Society (2005)

Past and Present by Fan Hong, J.A. Mangan

An eclectic approach is wise: Asia is the largest continent in the world. It is almost five times...

Google previewGeography For Upsc Prelims, 3E

by Singh

Unlike India and China, the two large countries that are more or less homogeneous culturally, Southeast Asia is the fragmented transition zone or shatterbelt, in both physical and cultural sense. It is the physical fragmentation of this region that ...

Google previewA World Trade Organization for the 21st Century (2014)

The Asian Perspective by Richard Baldwin, Masahiro Kawai, Ganeshan Wignaraja

Asia is a vast continent with large heterogeneity – physically, culturally, linguistically, politically, and economically. The region includes some of the world's most competitive and sophisticated economies, as well as large emerging ones which ...

Google previewIntroducing Asian Feminist Theology (2000)

by Kwok Pui-lan

Asia is a truly pluralist collection of societies and is of course the birthplace of many of the world's religions.

Google previewThe Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: The Middle East, South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia (2008)

by Ellen Koskoff

South Asia 7. South Asia Music, dance, and drama are all integral. 7. South Asia.

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Asia Geek

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View more videos about East Asia, Asia Minor, South Asia, Central Asia, Asia Monet Ray, and Sick man of Asia.

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Sign language

Asia Dunklin Sign Language Christmas Day

This Asia Dunklin sign language on Christmas Day. Sign Mary Mary song Called O Come All Ye Faithful...

Quotes about Asia

East Asia has prospered since the end of the Vietnam War, and Northeast Asia has prospered since the end of the Korean War in a way that seems unimaginable when you think of the history of the first half of the century. (William Kirby)
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Scrabble value of A1S1I1A1

The value of this 4-letter word is 4 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of ASIA

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Semordnilap

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Other anagrams

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