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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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EurazijaEuroazija
Eurázsia
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It is the Himalayan range which rings the northern reaches of our subcontinent and has done so for millennia, indeed, ever since Gondwana, drifting up from the Antarctic and the entire southnorth length of the Indian Ocean, smashed into the Eurasian continent some 60 million years ago, throwing up the mighty Himalaya that has sheltered and nourished both our nations and the entire sub-continent.
However, the very warm conditions over the Arctic have disrupted this wind pattern, with the winds instead blowing from the east, bringing in freezing conditions from the Eurasian continent.
The Eurasia High Speed Line should unite the "Euro Kareks" system and the Chinese High Speed network, and then we will be able to create an absolutely new high-speed model for movement on the Eurasian continent," concluded Oleg Belozerov.
The issues of ensuring energy security, the development of gas infrastructure in Europe and in general, on the Eurasian continent, are often touched upon at the UNECE sessions.
Zhang Yuhua came to Germany by train to study engineering in 1990, crossing the vast Eurasian continent on the Trans-Siberian Railway.
SCO Secretary General Rashid Alimov on the occasion said the organization, covering 60 percent of the Eurasian continent and nearly half the global population, has created a huge space for cooperation within Eurasia.
This is the first time the SCO has grown to include new nations since its establishment in 2001, and eight-member bloc will not only cover nearly half of the world's population, over 1/4 of the world's GDP and 3/5 of the Eurasian continent bordering three oceans (the Indian, the Pacific and the Arctic), but also include four nuclear powers-Russia, China, India and Pakistan.
Download Ambassador of China on Silk Road cooperation summit: Agreements signed to build belt for peace, prosperity and openness NNA - Chinese Ambassador to Lebanon, Wang Kejian, held a press conference at his residence in Ramlet al-Bayda, where he spoke of the "Silk Road International Cooperation Summit" and said "This idea of establishing an economic belt for a Silk Road for the 21st Century was launched in 2013 by the Chinese ambassador with the aim to develop the infrastructure of the Eurasian continent, to coordinate policies among countries located on this belt, and to deepen cooperation so as to achieve prosperity.
Kazakhstan is situated in the centre of the Eurasian continent, so it has a considerable transit potential.
4) The whole Eurasian continent will continue being a platform for strategic relationships because it holds roughly two/thirds of global lands, peoples, and wealth and because the leading states, China, Germany, Russia, and Japan, reside within or near the continent, with the United States intervening yet still aloof as an offshore Eurasian balancer.
This is not only a significant factor in the states' security but also a contribution to ensuring peace throughout the Eurasian continent and beyond.
The Turkmen president said, "The favourable location of Turkmenistan at the crossroads of the Eurasian continent holds great promise for the effectiveness of its transport potential in global development.