Asian

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From Latin āsiānus.

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Asian ‎(plural Asians)

  1. A person from Asia.
  2. A person with Asian ancestry.
  3. (US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand) A person from or with ancestry in East or Southeast Asia.
  4. (Britain, South Africa) A person from or with ancestry in the Indian subcontinent.
    (2015) "There are white, black, Asian and Chinese Britons"
  5. A domestic cat of a breed similar to the Burmese.

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Asian ‎(not comparable)

  1. of, relating to or from Asia

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