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  • proper noun A British citizen, descended from (mostly) South Asia.

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Examples

  • Bend it Like Beckham, by director Gurinder Chadha, tells the story of a British Asian teen struggling with family pressures and cultural expectations as she plays the sport she loves and works to fulfill her dream of competing in the United States.

    Rare treat: N. Korea screens 'Bend it Like Beckham'

  • At the same time, an unprecedented explosion of British Asian culture was taking place, enveloping me and my friends.

    From now on I'm English, not British

  • It has effectively downloaded itself into the minds of one of the most substantial Muslim communities in Europe, the British Asian population.

    CNN Transcript Aug 15, 2006

  • "Bend it Like Beckham," by director Gurinder Chadha, tells the story of a British Asian teen struggling with family pressures and cultural expectations as she plays the sport she loves and works to fulfill her dream of competing in the United States.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Britain's general election has been tortuous and confusing - but it yielded at least some clear winners as British Asian women were elected members of parliament for the first time.

    NewsBlaze.com Current News - Top Stories

  • "Bend it Like Beckham," by director Gurinder Chadha, tells the story of a British Asian teen struggling with family pressures and cultural expectations as she plays the sport she loves and works to fulfill her dream of competing in the United States.

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  • "Bend it Like Beckham," by director Gurinder Chadha, tells the story of a British Asian teen struggling with family pressures and cultural expectations as she plays the sport she loves and works to fulfill her dream of competing in the United States.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • In fact British Asian women are three times more likely to commit suicide than average.

    Gates of Vienna

  • Both "East Is East" and "Bend It Like Beckham" were hailed as signs of the arrival of a new British Asian cinema.

    Variety.com

  • One British Asian asked him where he expected him to go, and told Mr Griffin he would be surprised how many people would gladly have a "whip-round" to send him and his supporters to the

    Top stories from Times Online

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