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English noun: Asia

1. Asia (object) 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


Instance hypernymcontinent


Part holonymAfghanistan, Al-Iraq, Altai Mountains, Altay Mountains, Anatolia, Arabia, Arabian Peninsula, Argun, Argun River, Asia Minor, Asian country, Asian nation, Asian Russia, Bahrain, Bahrein, Bangla Desh, Bangladesh, Bharat, Bhutan, Canaan, Cathay, China, Communist China, D.P.R.K., Dae-Han-Min-Gook, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, DPRK, East Pakistan, Ergun He, Great Rift Valley, Han-Gook, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Holy Land, India, Irak, Iran, Iraq, Islamic Republic of Iran, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Islamic State of Afghanistan, Japan, Jordan, Katar, Kazak, Kazakh, Kazakhstan, Kazakstan, Kingdom of Bhutan, Kingdom of Nepal, Kirghiz, Kirghizia, Kirghizstan, Kirgiz, Kirgizia, Kirgizstan, Korea, Korean Peninsula, Koweit, Kura, Kura River, Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanese Republic, Lebanon, mainland China, Malay Peninsula, Mongolia, Mongolia, Mongolian People's Republic, Muscat and Oman, Nepal, Nihon, Nippon, North Korea, Oman, Ottoman Empire, Outer Mongolia, Pakistan, Palestine, Parthia, People's Republic of Bangladesh, People's Republic of China, Persia, Persia, Persian Empire, PRC, Promised Land, Qatar, Red China, Republic of India, Republic of Iraq, Republic of Kazakhstan, Republic of Korea, Republic of Tajikistan, Republic of Uzbekistan, Republic of Yemen, Roman Empire, Sitsang, South Korea, Southeast Asia, State of Bahrain, State of Katar, State of Kuwait, State of Qatar, Sultanate of Oman, Syria, Syrian Arab Republic, Tadjik, Tadzhik, Tadzhikistan, Tajik, Tajikistan, Tartary, Tatary, Thibet, Tibet, Turkestan, Turkish Empire, Turkistan, Turkmen, Turkmenia, Turkmenistan, Turkomen, United Arab Emirates, Uzbek, Uzbekistan, West Pakistan, Xizang, Yemen


Part meronymEurasia


Domain region membersflying carpet, Freedom Party, Hizb ut-Tahrir

2. Asia (group) the nations of the Asian continent collectively


Broader (hypernym)accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection


Instance hyponymEast, Orient









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