South Asia

[ south-ey-zhuh, ey-shuh ]

noun
  1. the countries and land area of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, India, the Maldives, Nepal, and Pakistan.: Compare Indian subcontinent.

Origin of South Asia

1
First recorded in 1940–45

Other words from South Asia

  • South A·sian, adjective, noun

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