Eurasia


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Eur·a·sia

 (yo͝o-rā′zhə)
The landmass comprising the continents of Europe and Asia.

Eurasia

(jʊəˈreɪʃə; -ʒə)
n
(Placename) the continents of Europe and Asia considered as a whole

Eur•a•sia

(yʊˈreɪ ʒə, -ʃə, yə-)

n.
Europe and Asia considered together as one continent.
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Noun1.Eurasia - the land mass formed by the continents of Europe and AsiaEurasia - the land mass formed by the continents of Europe and Asia
eastern hemisphere, orient - the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia
northern hemisphere - the hemisphere that is to the north of the equator
Russia - a former empire in eastern Europe and northern Asia created in the 14th century with Moscow as the capital; powerful in the 17th and 18th centuries under Peter the Great and Catherine the Great when Saint Petersburg was the capital; overthrown by revolution in 1917
Russia, Soviet Union, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR - a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia and others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic, Soviet Russia, Russia - formerly the largest Soviet Socialist Republic in the USSR occupying eastern Europe and northern Asia
Scythia - an ancient area of Eurasia extending from the Black Sea to the Aral Sea that was populated by Scythians from the eighth to the fourth century BC
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
Translations
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Eurázsia
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