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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 A·sia /ˈeʃə, ˈeʒə/ 名詞

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it
           is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is
           the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
      2: the nations of the Asian continent collectively

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    is used to denote Proconsular Asia, a Roman province which
    embraced the western parts of Asia Minor, and of which Ephesus
    was the capital, in Acts 2:9; 6:9; 16:6; 19:10,22; 20:4, 16, 18,
    etc., and probably Asia Minor in Acts 19:26, 27; 21:27; 24:18;
    27:2. Proconsular Asia contained the seven churches of the
    Apocalypse (Rev. 1:11). The "chiefs of Asia" (Acts 19:31) were
    certain wealthy citizens who were annually elected to preside
    over the games and religious festivals of the several cities to
    which they belonged. Some of these "Asiarchs" were Paul's

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Asia, muddy; boggy