Far East

Far East
geographical name the countries of E Asia & the Malay Archipelago — usually considered to comprise the Asian countries bordering on the Pacific but sometimes also to include India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Tibet, & Myanmar • Far Eastern adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Far East — n the Far East the countries in the east of Asia, such as China, Japan, Korea etc >Far Eastern adj →↑Middle East, ↑Near East …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Far East — ► NOUN ▪ China, Japan, and other countries of east Asia. DERIVATIVES Far Eastern adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • Far East — EAST ASIA: the term sometimes includes the countries of Southeast Asia & the Malay Archipelago …   English World dictionary

  • Far East —   [ fɑː iːst], englisch für Ferner Osten …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Far East — Far′ East′ n. geg the countries of E Asia, including China, Japan, Korea, and sometimes adjacent areas …   From formal English to slang

  • Far East — Chinese title=Far East float= pic=Far east2.png picc picsize=200px t=遠東 s=远东 l=Far East p=Yuǎn Dōng tp=Yuǎn Dōng j=Yuen5 Dong1 y= hangul=극동 hanja=極東 rr=Geuk Dong mr=Kŭk Tong kanji=極東 kana=きょくとう hiragana=Japanese Hiragana romaji=Kyoku Tō msa=Timur …   Wikipedia

  • Far East —    Usually referred to today as East and Southeast Asia, the Far East encompasses the region of Asia that reaches geographically from the Malay Peninsula in the southwest to Korea and Japan in the northeast. Politically, a large part of the… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Far East — noun the Far East the countries in the east of Asia, such as China, Japan etc compare Middle East, Near East Far Eastern adjective …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Far East — noun Term used by Europeans to describe the region of East Asia, Korea, Japan, China, the Russian Far East and Southeast Asia. See Also: Middle East, Near East …   Wiktionary

  • Far East — N PROPER: the N The Far East is used to refer to all the countries of Eastern Asia, including China, Japan, North and South Korea, and Indochina …   English dictionary

  • Far East — /far ˈist/ (say fahr eest) noun the area comprising the countries of East Asia, such as China and Japan, sometimes regarded as also including the countries of South East Asia. –Far Eastern, adjective Usage: This geographical term reflects a… …   Australian English dictionary

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