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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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)


Sorry, no etymologies found.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.