The explanation for Asian American invisibility is complicated.
Forest elephants are a separate species, smaller than savannah or Asian elephants.
Only one of the two Asian Americans who served during the first Obama term remains.
For decades the West has shunned the Asian country, whose ruling generals brutally repressed their own people.
A physically strong and imposing man, he has an Asian appearance, a hint of his Mongol roots.
But as we neared the point of Chalcedon, running along the Asian shore, those airy piles gathered form and substance.
There was also an Australian opal and an Asian emerald, the latter greener than the grass.
They are confined chiefly to the larger islands south and west of the Asian continent.
Malagigi sat repenting in his Asian grotto, like S. Gerolamo in the pictures.
By the ministrations of St. Paul and his fellow-labourers the feet of these Asian converts had been set in the right way.
late 14c., "inhabitant of Asia (Minor)," from Latin Asianus (adjective and noun, "belonging to the province of Asia;" "an inhabitant of Asia"), from Greek Asianos, from Asia (see Asia). Ousted Asiatic as the preferred term in Britain c.1950.
The term "Asiatic" has come to be regarded with disfavour by those to whom it is applied, and they feel entitled to be brought into line with usage in regard to Europeans, Americans and Australians. ["Times Literary Supplement," Feb. 6, 1953]As an adjective in English, by 1690s.