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near east Explained

Near East at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n the Near East// the Middle East// -- Near Eastern adj // --Ancient Near Eastern literature//

Near East at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

26 Moby Thesaurus words for "Near East":
Africa, America, Antipodes, Asia, Asia Major, Asia Minor,
Australasia, East, Eastern Hemisphere, Eurasia, Europe, Far East,
Levant, Middle East, New World, Occident, Oceania, Old World,
Orient, West, Western Hemisphere, continent, down under, eastland,
landmass, the old country

Near East at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Near East
n : the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to
northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such
ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt
and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam;
had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th
century; "the Middle East is the cradle of Western
civilization" [syn: {Middle East}, {Mideast}]

Near East at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedi » a


Category: Image - :NearEast2.png|thumb|300px|The Near East

Proper noun

Inter: en-proper noun » head=Near East
  • The region located south of Eastern Europe, comprised of Anatolia, Transcaucasia, the Levant, and Mesopotamia.

    Related terms

    * Middle East


    Inter: trans-top » region in Asia
    • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|Մերծավոր Արևելք|tr=Merjavor Arevelk’
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|Pròxim Orient|m
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|近東|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|近东|tr=Jìndōng|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|Blízký východ|m
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|Nærorienten
    • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|Nabije Oosten|n

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|Εγγύς Ανατολή|f|tr=Engýs Anatolí
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|近東|tr=きんとう, Kintō
  • Khmer: Inter: t- » km|ដើមបូព៌ា|tr=derm bo pea|sc=Khmr
  • Macedonian: Inter: t- » mk|Близок Исток|m|tr=Blízok Ístok
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|Ближний Восток|m|tr=Blížnij Vostók
  • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|Bliski istok

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


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    Translation: et » Near East
    Translation: el » Near East
    Translation: fr » Near East
    Translation: pl » Near East
    Translation: tr » Near East