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General Crossword Questions for “asiatic”

  • Relating to the largest continent
  • Oddly, assailant since tells of a continent

Encyclopedia

  • The Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica) is a subspecies of the lion which survives today only in the Gir Forest of Gujarat, India.[2][3] In 2010, the Gujarat government reported that 411 Asiatic lions were sighted in the Gir forest; a rise of 52 over the last census of 2005.[4]. — “Asiatic Lion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Asiatic Cheetah ("cheetah" from Hindi चीता cītā, derived from Sanskrit word chitraka The Asiatic Cheetah is a rare critically endangered[2] subspecies of. — “Asiatic Cheetah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The term "Afroasiatic" (often now spelled as Afro-Asiatic) was coined by Maurice Delafosse (1914) Afro-Asiatic and Semitic genealogical trees, presented by Alexander Militarev at his talk "Genealogical classification of Afro-Asiatic languages according to the latest data" at the. — “Afroasiatic languages - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • The character of Ráma corresponds with that of Menelaus, for both the European and the Asiatic heroes have had their wives carried off from them–although Sítá, the bride of Ráma, is chaste as an icicle from Diana's temple, while Helen is the infamous type of wanton wives, ancient and modern. — “Ramayana” by Valmiki
  • The Secretary of State for the second great Asiatic Empire was to entertain the ruler of the first. — “The Way We Live Now” by Anthony Trollope
  • I see plenteous waters, I see mountain peaks, I see the sierras of Andes where they range, I see plainly the Himalayas, Chian Shahs, Altays, Ghauts, I see the giant pinnacles of Elbruz, Kazbek, Bazardjusi, I see the Styrian Alps, and the Karnac Alps, I see the Pyrenees, Balks, Carpathians, and to the north the Dofrafields, and off at sea mount Hecla, I see Vesuvius and Etna, the mountains of the Moon, and the Red mountains of Madagascar, I see the Lybian, Arabian, and Asiatic deserts, I see huge dreadful Arctic and Antarctic icebergs, I see the superior oceans and the inferior ones, the Atlantic and Pacific, the sea of Mexico, the Brazilian sea, and the sea of Peru, The waters of Hindustan, the China sea, and the gulf of Guinea, The Japan waters, the beautiful bay of Nagasaki land-lock'd in its mountains, The spread of the Baltic, Caspian, Bothnia, the British shores, and the bay of Biscay, The clear-sunn'd Mediterranean, and from one to another of its islands, The White sea, and the sea around Greenland. — “Leaves of grass” by Walt Whitman
  • 'And, in your own case, remember this plain distinction, a mistake in which has ruined thousands,–that your conscience is not a law;–No, God and reason made the law, and have placed conscience within you to determine;–not, like an Asiatic Cadi, according to the ebbs and flows of his own passions,–but like a British judge in this land of liberty and good sense, who makes no new law, but faithfully declares that law which he knows already written.' — “Tristram Shandy” by Laurence Sterne
  • His dress was very plain and simple, and the fashion of it between the Asiatic and the European; but he had on his head a light helmet of gold, adorned with jewels, and a plume on the crest. — “Gulliver's Travels” by Jonathan Swift
  • * "Moscow, the Asiatic capital of this great empire, the sacred city of Alexander's people, Moscow with its innumerable churches shaped like Chinese pagodas." — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy

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