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Eurasian

[yoo-rey-zhuh n, -shuh n, yuh-] /yʊˈreɪ ʒən, -ʃən, yə-/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Eurasia.
2.
of mixed European and Asian descent.
noun
3.
the offspring of a European and an Asian.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; Eurasi(a) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Eurasian

Eurasian

/jʊəˈreɪʃən; -ʒən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Eurasia
2.
of mixed European and Asian descent
noun
3.
a person of mixed European and Asian descent
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Word Origin and History for Eurasian
Eurasian
1844, from Eur(opean) + Asian. Originally of children of British-East Indian marriages; sense of "of Europe and Asia considered as one continent" is from 1868. Eurafrican, similarly formed, was coined 1890 by anthropologist D.G. Brinton to designate a "race" of dark-skinned people inhabiting both sides of the Mediterranean; it was used 1920s to describe the "colored" population of S.Africa, and 1960s with ref. to political situations involving both continents.
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