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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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Although China and the UK are located at opposite ends of the Eurasian continent, we have a long shared deep mutual affection," he said.
The SCO member states occupy a territory of over 30 million square kilometers, or three-fifths of the Eurasian continent, with a population of 1.
TAPI is designed to make a significant contribution to the sustainable socio-economic development of Asian countries and in general, allow to strengthen the global energy security by becoming a genuine bridge of peace, friendship and long-term cooperation in the Eurasian continent," said the message earlier released by Turkmen government.
Kyrgyzstan is joining the Eurasian Economic Union and it has direct interests in promoting peace and preventing the escalation of tension in the Eurasian continent," said the message.
Supposing all the potential is fully developed, the Caspian region will definitely power the Eurasian Continent, or, even the world.
On Friday, September 12, at the Museum of Natural History, two interdisciplinary panels of scientists will participate in scholarly sessions regarding the settlement of the Eurasian continent, the Pacific region, and the New World, and the latest evidence and perspectives of their diverse disciplines.
This suggests that Rugosodon and its closely related multituberculates had a broad paleogreographic distribution and dispersals back-and-forth across the entire Eurasian continent.
However, on the other hand, so long as Russia does not intend to establish some form of hegemony over states on its periphery, it is also the most effective guarantor of peace on the Eurasian continent.
This book is not about China's rise, but its preeminent position on a Eurasian continent quickly becoming a powerful political-economic entity.
lSnow and Extreme Cold: A cold spell on the Eurasian continent from late January to mid-February was notable for its intensity, duration, and impact.
Situated in the hinterland of Eurasian continent, Xinjiang borders eight countries, which are Russia, Kazakhstan, Kirghiziastan, Tajikistan, Pakistan, Mongolia, India and Afghanistan.
Stories appeared in Chinese and Western media suggesting the country might even pursue an HSR line across the Eurasian continent to link London to Beijing.