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ASIAAmerican Spinal Injury Association
ASIAAsian Society for the Intervention of AIDS (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
ASIAAmerican Sheep Industry Association
ASIAAutomotive Service Industry Association (now Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association)
ASIAAssociation of Stringed Instrument Artisans
ASIAAsian Students in America
ASIAAsian Students in Australia
ASIAAssociated Services for International Adoption (Lake Oswego, OR)
ASIAAlaska Support Industry Alliance
ASIAAsian Students in Action
ASIAAssistant Secretary, Indian Affairs
ASIAAsian Services in Action, Inc. (Akron, OH)
ASIAAdoption Service Information Agency, Inc.
ASIAAsian Students Increasing Achievement (scholarship program)
ASIAAviation Security Improvement Act of 1990
ASIAAzienda Speciale Igiene Ambientale (Italy)
ASIAAsian Sisters in Action
ASIAArizona Strip Interpretive Association
ASIAAmateur Ski Instructors Association
ASIAAlabama Self-Insurers Association
ASIAAustralian Stevedoring Industry Authority
ASIAArkansas Self-Insurers Association
ASIAAdoption Services Information Agency
ASIAAmerican Society of Internal Arts
ASIAAntiqui Societatis Iesus Alumni
ASiAAsia Studies in Amsterdam
ASIAAnnual Symposium on Information Assurance
ASIAAcquisition System Improvement Act
ASIAAlaska Society of Independent Accountants
ASIAAssociate, Securities Institute of Australia
ASIAAlternative Solution for International Accounting
ASIAAmerican Society of Indian Anesthesiologists
ASIAAdvanced Simulation Interoperable Architecture
ASIAAsian Student International Association
ASIAActive Signal Integrity Architecture
ASIAAsian American Students In America
ASIAAllied Systems Interoperability Agency
ASIAAlaska Ski Instructors Association
ASIAArizona Self Insured Association
ASIAArthouse Strategic International Advertising, Inc.
ASIAAnalog Signal Memory with Intrinsic Adjustment
ASIAAlicia Silverstone Image Archive
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The Hindus dreamed that the earth rested on an elephant, and the elephant on a tortoise, and the tortoise on a serpent; and though it may be an unimportant coincidence, it will not be out of place here to state, that a fossil tortoise has lately been discovered in Asia large enough to support an elephant.
As for Erik, he went to Asia Minor and thence to Constantinople, where he entered the Sultan's employment.
Here, in the whirlpool of European races, the Ugric tribe bore down from Iceland the fighting spirit which Thor and Wodin game them, which their Berserkers displayed to such fell intent on the seaboards of Europe, aye, and of Asia and Africa too, till the peoples thought that the werewolves themselves had come.
The Pacific Ocean extends from north to south between the two Polar Circles, and from east to west between Asia and America, over an extent of 145 degrees of longitude.
If the robber is on board he will no doubt get off at Suez, so as to reach the Dutch or French colonies in Asia by some other route.
The legendary hosts of Goths and Huns, the hugest armies Asia has ever seen, would have been but a drop in that current.
I have, therefore, received a very good education, and have been treated by these kidnappers very much as the slaves were treated in Asia Minor, whose masters made them grammarians, doctors, and philosophers, in order that they might fetch a higher price in the Roman market.
I presume "middle" means "middle between the two Greek-speaking countries of Asia Minor and Sicily, with South Italy"; for that parts of Sicily and also large parts, though not the whole of South Italy, were inhabited by Greek-speaking races centuries before the Dorian colonisations can hardly be doubted.
Considering the difficulties which men have had to hold to a newly acquired state, some might wonder how, seeing that Alexander the Great became the master of Asia in a few years, and died whilst it was scarcely settled (whence it might appear reasonable that the whole empire would have rebelled), nevertheless his successors maintained themselves, and had to meet no other difficulty than that which arose among themselves from their own ambitions.
It is found in various parts of Europe and Asia, in several of the West India islands, and in some places of the United States.
Dear mama, only think, my cousin cannot put the map of Europe together-- or my cousin cannot tell the principal rivers in Russia-- or, she never heard of Asia Minor--or she does not know the difference between water-colours and crayons
This region, which resembles one of the immeasurable steppes of Asia, has not inaptly been termed "the great American desert.
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