East Asia

geographical name

Definition of East Asia

region of indefinite boundaries usually considered to include China, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, North Korea, and Mongolia

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“East Asia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/East%20Asia. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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