Part of speech: noun

The largest continent in the world, in the eastern hemisphere; area, 17, 259, 890 sq. m.

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Usage examples "asia":

  1. That is," she added, hastily, " if I'd been heart- whole like you: but after seeing my Phil, of course I wouldn't give him up for all the nobles in Europe, Asia, and Africa. - "Elsie's Womanhood", Martha Finley.
  2. Accordingly we have been taught from our childhood of Turkey in Europe, Turkey in Asia, and Turkey in Africa. - "Rome, Turkey and Jerusalem", Edward Hoare.
  3. He has not had time to get right across Asia yet. - "The Sowers", Henry Seton Merriman.