from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Asian: the Asiatic reaches of the Soviet Union; a tropical Asiatic plant.
- n. Often Offensive An Asian.
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- adj. Asian
- n. Asian
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to Asia or to its inhabitants.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Belonging to or characteristic of Asia or its inhabitants.
- Characterized by Asianism.
- n. A native of Asia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Asia or the peoples of Asia or their languages or culture
- n. a native or inhabitant of Asia
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Asiatic Women, "which was translated by Captain Richardson, and published first in the _Asiatic Annual Register_ for 1801, and again as an Appendix to the Mirza's Travels.
It means a dawn of a new era in Asiatic civilization.
A small Navy command stationed in the Philippines was called the Asiatic Fleet.
Japan, the document continues, requires Asian food, raw materials, and markets; the US should encourage "a considerable increase in Southern Asiatic food and raw material exports" to avoid "preponderant dependence on Chinese sources" by Japan.
Accordingly, we Canadians should know more than we do about the point of view of people in Asiatic countries, how they live, how they are getting along, and what they think.
Violin may be described by the terms Asiatic and Scandinavian.
Asiatic is a cruel beast, and delights in spectacles of human suffering.
The Asiatic is not much troubled with sympathy or pity for people who suffer.
The castle, in Asiatic warfare, was esteemed impregnable; and the city of Amasia, 74 which is equally divided by the River
"Newspaper reports tell how he spoke to 600 sailors and it was quite a rabble-rousing speech about black and what he called Asiatic, or Chinese, sailors.
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