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[yoo-rey-zhuh, -shuh, yuh-] /yʊˈreɪ ʒə, -ʃə, yə-/

Europe and considered together as one continent.
/jʊəˈreɪʃə; -ʒə/
the continents of Europe and Asia considered as a whole

from Euro- + Asia. First record seems to be in H. Reusche’s “Handbuch der Geographie” (1858), but cf. Eurasian.
Eurasia [(yoo-ray-zhuh)]

Land mass consisting of the continents of Europe and Asia.


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