Examples from the Web for asia
Asia Bibi, as she is known, was arrested and sentenced to death.
The accident rate in Asia has marred what was in 2014 a banner year for aviation safety.
Like him, they identified the Airbus A320 as an airplane extremely well fitted to low cost airline operations in Asia.
Malaysian-based entrepreneur Tony Fernandes has turned AirAsia into the most successful low cost airline in southeast Asia.
Launched just 13 years ago, it quickly became a serious rival to MAS and a rising juggernaut in Asia.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370|Lennox Samuels|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It has done the great service of calling forth the mighty spirit of Asia from its decaying cell.Freedom Through Disobedience|C. R. (Chittaranjan) Das
Bayezid next turned his attention to Asia Minor, where he was mainly ambitious to add to his Empire.The Turkish Empire, its Growth and Decay|Lord Eversley
For five thousand years, so the legend ran, this diamond had been one of the most precious treasures of Asia.Cyrus Hall McCormick|Herbert Newton Casson
He was standing on the shore of Asia and looking across to the shore of Europe.The Preacher and His Models|James Stalker
In Asia Minor tiles belonging to the eleventh and twelfth centuries are abundant, of a precisely similar character.The Ceramic Art|Jennie J. Young
British Dictionary definitions for asia
Word Origin and History for asia
c.1300, from Latin Asia, from Greek Asia, speculated to be from Akkadian asu "to go out, to rise," in reference to the sun, thus "the land of the sunrise."