Meaning of “Asiatic” in the English Dictionary

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"Asiatic" in British English

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Asiaticadjective

uk /ˌeɪ.ziˈæt.ɪk/ us /ˌeɪ.ziˈæt̬.ɪk/ specialized

relating to Asia, especially when considering its geography or its plants and animals, rather than social or cultural matters:

Anatolia is the Asiatic region of Turkey (= the part of Turkey that is in Asia rather than Europe).

(Definition of “Asiatic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)