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Eur·a·sian

 (yo͝o-rā′zhən)
adj.
1. Of or relating to Eurasia.
2. Of mixed European and Asian ancestry. See Usage Note at Amerasian.
n.
1. A person of mixed European and Asian ancestry.
2. A native or inhabitant of Eurasia.

Eurasian

(jʊəˈreɪʃən; -ʒən)
adj
1. (Peoples) of or relating to Eurasia
2. (Peoples) of mixed European and Asian descent
n
(Peoples) a person of mixed European and Asian descent

Eur•a•sian

(yʊˈreɪ ʒən, -ʃən, yə-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Eurasia.
2. of mixed European and Asian descent.
n.
3. a person of mixed European and Asian descent.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Eurasian - a person of mixed European and Asian descent
Asian, Asiatic - a native or inhabitant of Asia
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
Adj.1.Eurasian - relating to, or coming from, Europe and Asia; "His mother was Eurasian, and his father Chinese"; "the Eurasian landmass is the largest in the world"
Translations

Eurasian

[jʊəˈreɪʃn]
A. ADJeurasiático
B. Neurasiático/a m/f

Eurasian

[jʊəˈreɪʃən jʊəˈreɪʒən]
adj [person] → eurasien(ne); [continent] → eurasiatique
n (= person) → Eurasien(ne) m/f

Eurasian

adjeurasisch
nEurasier(in) m(f)

Eurasian

[jʊˈreɪʃn]
1. adjeurasiatico/a
2. neurasiano/a
References in classic literature ?
These, in turn, were crowded out by Japanese women, doll-like, stepping mincingly on wooden clogs; by Eurasians, delicate featured, stamped with degeneracy; by full-bodied South-Sea-Island women, flower-crowned and brown-skinned.
The constable seemed to be on terms of scornful inti macy with Maltese, with Eurasians, with China men, with Klings, and with the sweepers attached to a temple, with whom he talked at the gate.
He only says that if you do not let me go it will stop him in his business - his ur-gent private af-fairs.' This last was a reminiscence of some talk with a Eurasian clerk in the Canal Department, but it only drew a smile, which nettled him.
For the Eurasians in Singapore, these developments coincided with a growing awareness of their dwindling numbers and a sense of alienation from the rest of Singaporean society.
In Singapore, Pereira (2008:352) maintains that Eurasians and other ethnic minorities are protected from discrimination, but are inadvertently disadvantaged as a result of being 'minoritized'.
These threats intensified anxiety about Eurasian resentment and rebellion, which in turn increased efforts to francify abandoned Eurasians in the protection societies.
The details of this conflict are covered in Chapter 4, which is followed by two chapters that focus on the Eurasians, one on the personal narratives of the residents and the other on the cultural politics of the Penang Eurasian Association.
The position of Eurasians has always been a subject of hot debate in colonial society in the Indies and in the Netherlands.
About 6 percent of Mbuti DNA comes from Eurasians, the study finds.
'We will also have 'live' band performances because Eurasians love dancing and music,' he said.