Forest elephants are a separate species, smaller than savannah or Asian elephants.
For decades the West has shunned the Asian country, whose ruling generals brutally repressed their own people.
We need to campaign among Hispanic, black, Asian and gay Americans and demonstrate we care about them, too.
The world of the Asian 99 percent—just a few billion people—is nowhere to be found.
The Asian auctions led the way for Chinese art but London and New York were quick to follow.
But as we neared the point of Chalcedon, running along the Asian shore, those airy piles gathered form and substance.
There was also an Australian opal and an Asian emerald, the latter greener than the grass.
They are confined chiefly to the larger islands south and west of the Asian continent.
Malagigi sat repenting in his Asian grotto, like S. Gerolamo in the pictures.
By the ministrations of St. Paul and his fellow-labourers the feet of these Asian converts had been set in the right way.
late 14c., "inhabitant of Asia (Minor)," from Latin Asianus (adjective and noun, "belonging to the province of Asia;" "an inhabitant of Asia"), from Greek Asianos, from Asia (see Asia). Ousted Asiatic as the preferred term in Britain c.1950.
The term "Asiatic" has come to be regarded with disfavour by those to whom it is applied, and they feel entitled to be brought into line with usage in regard to Europeans, Americans and Australians. ["Times Literary Supplement," Feb. 6, 1953]As an adjective in English, by 1690s.