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East Asia

noun
1.
the countries and land area of the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Macao, Mongolia, the Ryukyu Islands, Taiwan, and the Russian Federation in Asia.
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East Asian, adjective, noun
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  • The animal, which is a native of East Asia, is sometimes gaily coloured.

  • In our loading of East Asia transports, it required one to one and one-half hours to load one battalion.

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  • The sending of an expedition to East Asia affords an interesting example of what can be done.

    Operations Upon the Sea Franz Edelsheim
  • Our excellent knowledge of East Asia has given us the necessary technical preparation in the way of equipment.

    Operations Upon the Sea Franz Edelsheim
  • It requires a good deal of time to procure the equipment for an expedition to East Asia.

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