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South Asia

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Definition of South Asia in English:

The southern part of Asia, in particular India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
Example sentences
  • Today more than 80 percent are of Turkish or Lebanese origin, although South Asians and Indians from Fiji are also represented.
  • However, little is known about the charts' predictive validity in high risk groups such as South Asians, Polynesians, or African Americans.
  • Nor has it helped that there just isn't enough data about the specific health problems of South Asians, let alone Indian Americans.

Derivatives

South Asian

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noun & adjective
Example sentences
  • More than 150 youngsters from Bradford's South Asian community learned key skills to help them get on in the world of work as part of a pioneering project.
  • He is like any other South Asian teenager: he has slick back wavy hair, wears the latest in high street fashion and listens to garage and RnB.
  • The proceeds go to research into heart disease, which is a major killer among Britain's South Asian community.

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