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Categories: All articles containing potentially dated statements, Articles with short description, Regions of Africa, Eurocentrism, Regions of Eurasia
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Middle East  Near East  Mideast  Middle-east  Middle-eastern
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The area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century WordNet 3.0
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The area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
The Middle East is a transcontinental region in Afro-Eurasia which generally includes Western Asia, all of Egypt, and Turkey. Wikipedia
The Near East is a geographical term which roughly encompasses a transcontinental region comprising Western Asia, Turkey, and Egypt. Wikipedia
A historical and political region of Afro-Eurasia Wikipedia Disambiguation
Geographical term that roughly encompasses Western Asia Wikidata
Region that encompasses majority of Western Asia and Egypt Wikidata
The region comprising southwest Asia and northeast Africa. OmegaWiki
The region comprising Southwest Asia and Northeast Africa. Wiktionary
Region comprising southwest Asia and northeast Africa. Wiktionary (translation)
The region located south of Eastern Europe, comprising Anatolia, Transcaucasia, the Levant, and Mesopotamia. Wiktionary
Region in Asia. Wiktionary (translation)
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The Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization WordNet 3.0