Eurasia

[yoo-rey-zhuh, -shuh, yuh-]

Origin of Eurasia

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Contemporary Examples of eurasia

Historical Examples of eurasia

  • I have read in the newspapers about your coming marriage to the Prince of Eurasia.

    By Right of Conquest

    Arthur Hornblow

  • Surely you know that she's already as good as engaged to Prince Sergius of Eurasia!

    By Right of Conquest

    Arthur Hornblow

  • Without attempting a scientific classification of the inhabitants of Eurasia, it is sufficient to describe the three main races.

  • The early night mail for Eurasia, with Great London its first stop, went by me far overhead.

    Tarrano the Conqueror

    Raymond King Cummings

  • It was 9:38 when we sighted, well off to the right, the rocky headland of Cape Chelusin—the most northerly point of Eurasia.

    Tarrano the Conqueror

    Raymond King Cummings


British Dictionary definitions for eurasia

Eurasia

noun
  1. the continents of Europe and Asia considered as a whole
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Word Origin and History for eurasia

Eurasia

n.

from Euro- + Asia. First record seems to be in H. Reusche's "Handbuch der Geographie" (1858), but cf. Eurasian.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

eurasia in Culture

Eurasia

[(yoo-ray-zhuh)]

Land mass consisting of the continents of Europe and Asia.

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