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Southeast Asia

[ sohth-eest ey-zhuh, ey-shuh ]
/ ˈsoʊθˌist ˈeɪ ʒə, ˈeɪ ʃə /
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noun

the countries and land area of Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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OTHER WORDS FROM Southeast Asia

Southeast Asian, adjective, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH Southeast Asia

Asia, East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia
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British Dictionary definitions for Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia

noun

a region including Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam
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Cultural definitions for Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia

A geographical subdivision of Asia that includes the following nations: Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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