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Not to be confused with ASEAN.

Asian refers to anything related to the continent of Asia, especially Asian people.

Asian may also refer to:

  • Asian people outside Asia, including Asian American, Asian Canadian, British Asian, Asian Australians
  • More specific meanings depending on context:
    • In North America, Australia and New Zealand the term frequently refers to people from East Asia or Southeast Asia
    • In the United Kingdom and some other Commonwealth countries, the term refers more frequently to those from South Asia
  • Culture of Asia, the culture of the people from Asia
  • Asian cuisine, food based on the style of food of the people from Asia
  • Asian (cat), a cat breed similar to the Burmese but in a range of different coat colors and patterns
  • Asii (also Asiani), a historic Central Asian ethnic group mentioned in Roman-era writings
  • Asian option, a type of option contract in finance
  • Asyan, a village in Iran

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