the Far East


: the countries of eastern and southeastern Asia (such as China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, and Vietnam)

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Because no native wildcats with which the newcomers could interbreed lived in the Far East, the Oriental domestic cats soon began evolving along their own trajectory. Andrew C. Kitchener, Scientific American, 1 Sep. 2015

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“The Far East.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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