Definition of Asia in US English:

Asia

proper noun

  • The largest of the world's continents, constituting nearly one third of the land mass, lying entirely north of the equator except for some Southeast Asian islands. It is connected to Africa by the Isthmus of Suez, and borders Europe (part of the same land mass) along the Ural Mountains and across the Caspian Sea.

Pronunciation

Asia

/ˈāZHə//ˈeɪʒə/