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English definition of “Asian”

Asian

noun [C]     /ˈeɪ.ʒən/
someone who comes from the continent of Asia, or a member of a race originally from AsiaPeople of specific racial or ethnic backgroundContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation in the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, someone from China, Japan, or countries near themPeople of specific racial or ethnic background in the UK, someone from India, Pakistan, or countries near themPeople of specific racial or ethnic background
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