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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Far Eastnoun

    a popular expression for the countries of eastern Asia (usually including China and Mongolia and Taiwan and Japan and Korea and Indochina and eastern Siberia)

Wiktionary

  1. Far Eastnoun

    Term used by Europeans to describe the region of East Asia, Korea, Japan, China, the Russian Far East and Southeast Asia.

Freebase

  1. Far East

    The Far East is an English term mostly describing East Asia and Southeast Asia, with South Asia sometimes also included for economic and cultural reasons. The term came into use in European geopolitical discourse in the 12th century, denoting East Asia as the "farthest" of the three "easts", beyond the Near East and the Middle East. For the same reason, Chinese people in the 19th and early 20th centuries called Western countries "Tàixī"—i.e. anything further west than the Arab world. The term is less commonly used than in the past as it allegedly connotes the "orientalism" of the 19th century more explicitly than East Asia. Since the 1960s, terms like East Asia and the Orient have become increasingly common. East Asia remains the most common media term for the region today.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Far East

    A geographic area of east and southeast Asia encompassing CHINA; HONG KONG; JAPAN; KOREA; MACAO; MONGOLIA; and TAIWAN.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of far east in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of far east in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of far east in a Sentence

  1. Geoffrey Betts:

    To get the price you need to be in the market, most of the time, you have to go to the Far East, a lot of it isn't made anywhere else. That's one of the problems.

  2. Karim Sadr:

    It is significant because we did not know that there was a Tswana city this far east of the group that had already been visited by the European travellers at the beginning of the 19th century; so we have extended the range of this archaeological culture and its city-states.

  3. Efraim Zuroff:

    This is one of the problems in the Far East where these things don't have the same resonance as they do in the Western world, hitler is in restaurants, Hitler is in advertisements. Things that are unthinkable in the Western world.

  4. Richard Peck:

    There is no doubt that in the export market the warrant is regarded highly, in particular in the Far East (and) in North America, in any country like China that has had some form of dynasty, they recognize what that warrant stands for.

  5. President Vladimir Putin:

    (We) will provide to investors the best conditions to do business so the Far East of Russia can successfully compete in terms of efficiency and return on capital with leading business centers.

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