the Far East

Definition of the Far East

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

Word by Word Definitions

farplay Far
  1. :  at or to a considerable distance in space

    :  to a great extent :  much

    :  by a broad interval :  widely

  1. :  remote in space

    :  distinctly different in quality or relationship

    :  remote in time

eastplay East
  1. :  to, toward, or in the east

  1. :  situated toward or at the east

    :  coming from the east

  1. :  the general direction of sunrise :  the direction toward the right of one facing north

    :  the compass point directly opposite to west

    :  regions lying to the east of a specified or implied point of orientation


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up the Far East? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

done merely as a duty

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!