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Southeast Asia   /sˌaʊθˈist ˈeɪʒə/   Listen
Southeast Asia

A geographical division of Asia that includes Indochina plus Indonesia and the Philippines and Singapore.

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"Southeast Asia" Quotes from Famous Books

... transit hub for heroin originating in Southwest and Southeast Asia and destined for Europe and North America as well as cocaine destined for markets in southern Africa; cultivates qat (khat) for local use and regional export, principally to Djibouti and Somalia ...
— The 2002 CIA World Factbook • US Government

... the Pacific Ocean, making itself the chief power in Asia and installing U.S.A. authority in the power vacuum left by the expulsion of Britain, France, Holland and Japan from the territories composing their former empires. Local wars begun in Korea (1950) and extending across Southeast Asia have strengthened the determination of the local peoples to defend themselves at all costs against imperialist invaders from Europe and ...
— Civilization and Beyond - Learning From History • Scott Nearing

Words linked to "Southeast Asia" :   Republic of Singapore, Singapore, geographical area, East Timor, Republic of Indonesia, Indochina, Asia, geographical region, Republic of the Philippines, geographic region, geographic area, Dutch East Indies, Philippines, Indochinese peninsula, Indonesia

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