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Eurasia

[yoo-rey-zhuh, -shuh, yuh-] /yʊˈreɪ ʒə, -ʃə, yə-/
noun
1.
Europe and Asia considered together as one continent.
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Eurasia

/jʊəˈreɪʃə; -ʒə/
noun
1.
the continents of Europe and Asia considered as a whole
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Word Origin and History for Eurasia
n.

from Euro- + Asia. First record seems to be in H. Reusche's "Handbuch der Geographie" (1858), but cf. Eurasian.

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Eurasia in Culture
Eurasia [(yoo-ray-zhuh)]

Land mass consisting of the continents of Europe and Asia.

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