Near East

geographical name

the countries of southwestern Asia and northeastern Africa
sometimes used interchangeably with Middle East, which has become the more common term
Near Eastern adjective

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“Near East.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Near%20East. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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