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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The countries and regions of eastern and southeast Asia, especially China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, and Mongolia.

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  • proper n. East Asia (Korea, Japan, China, and the Russian Far East) and Southeast Asia, taken as a whole.

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  • n. a popular expression for the countries of eastern Asia (usually including China and Mongolia and Taiwan and Japan and Korea and Indochina and eastern Siberia)

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