- the eastern part of the terrestrial globe, including Asia, Africa, Australia, and Europe.
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- that half of the globe containing Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia, lying east of the Greenwich meridian
- the lands in this, esp Asia
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- The half of the Earth that includes Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia, as divided roughly by the 0° and 180° meridians. See more at prime meridian.
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