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  • noun Plural form of Asiatic.

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Examples

  • Asia for the Asiatics is therefore today a negative, and not a positive, concept; it is defensive, not aggressive.

    Western Nations in Postwar Asia

  • Siberian forest -- The inhabitants of Western Siberia: the Russians, the Exiles, the "Asiatics" -- Ways of travelling on the Yenisej: dog-boats, floating trading stores propelled by steam -- New prospects for Siberia.

    The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II

  • Exiles, the "Asiatics" -- Ways of travelling on the Yenisej, dog-boats, floating trading stores propelled by steam -- New prospects for Siberia.

    The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II

  • The chief defensive weapon of the Asiatics was the pelta, or small shield in the form of a crescent; sometimes with, and sometimes with - out its curved side divided by a point into twin concavities.

    Costume of the ancients

  • The 1924 Immigration Act halted entry into the U.S. by "Asiatics" and other "undesirable" races, but even as Americans were contriving new ways to exclude Chinese from their neighborhoods and workplaces, they were piling into theaters to watch a Chinese sleuth.

    America's No. 1 Chinese Son

  • In 1896, Natal enacted another law with the same effect, but without specific mention of "Asiatics", and it received assent.

    EXAMINATION BY MR. KATHRADA

  • How far intelligence is a factor indispensable to skill can be well illustrated by a comparison of the results obtained from working labor of a low mental order, such as Asiatics and negroes, with those achieved by American or Australian miners.

    Principles of Mining Valuation, Organization and Administration

  • Its salient feature is the instinctive recognition by all Near and Middle Eastern peoples that they are fellow "Asiatics," however bitter may be their internecine feuds.

    The New World of Islam

  • Asiatic though they are, it will be unwise to permit the brain to become clogged with the idea that they are "Asiatics" in the popular acceptance of the word.

    East of Suez Ceylon, India, China and Japan

  • Impatient to proceed, and supposing that it too was inhabited wholly by "Asiatics," [206] Johannesen intended to pass it without stopping.

    The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II

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