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Asia

Definitions of Asia
  1. noun
    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
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    example of:
    continent
    one of the large landmasses of the earth
  2. noun
    the nations of the Asian continent collectively
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    examples:
    Orient
    the countries of Asia
    type of:
    accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection
    several things grouped together or considered as a whole
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