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English definition of “Asian”


adjective     /ˈeɪ.ʒən/
belonging to or related to Asia or its people Continents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation in the US, Canada, Australia , and New Zealand, belonging to or related to China , Japan, or countries near them in the UK, belonging to or related to India , Pakistan, or countries near them
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