American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- The land mass comprising the continents of Europe and Asia.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The name given by some geographers to the continental mass which is made up of Europe and Asia, there being no natural division between the two land-masses.
- n. the land mass formed by the continents of Europe and Asia
- Blend of Europe and Asia (Wiktionary)
“The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a constitutionally socialist state that existed in Eurasia from 1922 to 1991.”
“The long hot and cold cycles that had prevailed in Eurasia for centuries sped up during this time, making it more necessary and more difficult to adapt.”
“I think the company wanted Tim to be off on his own in Eurasia, dashing from city to city like Jason Bourne.”
“While this worldwide archipelago of bases may have been necessary when we confronted a Sino-Soviet bloc spanning Eurasia from the Elbe to East China Sea, armed with thousands of nuclear weapons and driven by imperial ambition and ideological hatred of us, that is history now.”
“The fundamental difference between the two “empires” is that hthe United States, with one exception (Hawaii) only conquered territories with low population totals – a few hundred to a few tens of thousands of people – and low densities – a “tribe” of 20,000 might have occupied lands that in Eurasia would have been populated by several million.”
“Eurasia is a land of continuous innovation and great personal and technological freedom for human beings and robots.”
“One would certainly assume that the colonization of Asia also permitted the simultaneous colonization of Europe, since Eurasia is a single landmass not bisected by major barriers.”
“It was curious to think that the sky was the same for everybody, in Eurasia or Eastasia as well as here.”
“In Oceania the prevailing philosophy is called Ingsoc, in Eurasia it is called Neo-Bolshevism, and in Eastasia it is called by a Chinese name usually translated as Death - Worship, but perhaps better rendered as Obliteration of the Self.”
“Gourou shows that cultural exchanges in Eurasia, by helping exploitation techniques in temperate zones to reach, and become progressively adapted to, tropical lands favoured the emergence in tropical Asia of a type of peasant community different from that of Black Africa.”
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