Share this entry

Asia Line breaks: Asia
Pronunciation: /ˈeɪʒə/
/ˈeɪʃə/

Definition of Asia in English:

The largest of the world’s continents, constituting nearly one third of the land mass, lying entirely north of the equator except for some SE Asian islands. It is connected to Africa by the Isthmus of Suez, and borders Europe (part of the same land mass) along the Ural Mountains and across the Caspian Sea.

Words that rhyme with Asia

acacia, Croatia, Dalmatia, ex gratia, geisha

Definition of Asia in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coiffeur
Pronunciation: kwɑːˈfəː
noun
a hairdresser