the Near East

noun

Definition of the Near East

: the countries of northern Africa and southwestern Asia that are on or near the eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea

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“The Near East.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Near%20East. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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