a native or inhabitant of Asia
of or relating to or characteristic of Asia or the peoples of Asia or their languages or culture
A person from Asia.
, (British Africa), A person who originates from the Indian subcontinent, sometimes including East and Southeast Asia.
, A person who originates from the Indian subcontinent, East and Southeast Asia, sometimes excluding the Indian Subcontinent.
, A person who originates from East or Southeast Asia, very rarely used in reference to people from the Indian Subcontinent.
A domestic cat of a breed similar to the Burmese.
Of, relating to or from Asia.
of or pertaining to Asia; Asiatic
Origin: [L. Asianus, Gr. , fr. , L. Asia.]
Asian people or Asiatic people is a term that has multiple meanings, it is usually used as reference to people who descend from a portion of Asia's population. There are varieties of definition and geographical data presented by organizations and individuals for classifying the Asian people.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
āzh′yan, or āsh′i-an, Asiatic, ā-zhi-at′ik, or āsh-i-at′ik, adj. belonging to Asia: florid in literature or art.—n. Asiat′icism, imitation of Asiatic or Eastern manners.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Asian' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4624
Rank popularity for the word 'Asian' in Adjectives Frequency: #625
The numerical value of Asian in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Asian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of Asian in a Sentence
Asian oil markets are in a tremendous period of flux.
I want everybody's grandkids to be able to see Asian elephants.
Under current conditions, Asian countries( are of) utmost importance to us.
We hope to announce a deal with a U.S. investor with Asian roots fairly soon.
Kerry will attempt to isolate Moscow, not all Central Asian nations back Russia.
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