In fact, east Coasters may want to take note: Only two Northeast cities made our list.
The results prove that beauty is a national asset: the looks leaders encompass north, south, east and west.
The east River froze at least a dozen times between 1780 and 1888.
Culturally, Perry is much closer to the base than the libertarian peaceniks or the east coast elites.
There is even a $1 million movie offer from Verdi Productions in east Greenwich, R.I.
The east has been known for ages as a "sink of the precious metals."
The wind had hauled still more to the southward, and even to the east of south.
And to think you went and walked about in the mud and the east wind!
From this point the course was south by east, one hundred and five miles.
They cannot communicate with the superior tribes of the North and east.
Old English east "east, easterly, eastward," from Proto-Germanic *aus-to-, *austra- "east, toward the sunrise" (cf. Old Frisian ast "east," aster "eastward," Dutch oost Old Saxon ost, Old High German ostan, German Ost, Old Norse austr "from the east"), from PIE *aus- "to shine," especially "dawn" (cf. Sanskrit ushas "dawn;" Greek aurion "morning;" Old Irish usah, Lithuanian auszra "dawn;" Latin aurora "dawn," auster "south"), literally "to shine." The east is the direction in which dawn breaks. For theory of shift in sense in Latin, see Australia.
Meaning "the eastern part of the world" (from Europe) is from c.1300. French est, Spanish este are borrowings from Middle English, originally nautical. The east wind in Biblical Palestine was scorching and destructive (cf. Ezek. xvii:10); in New England it is bleak, wet, unhealthful.
Cold War use of East for "communist states" first recorded 1951. Natives of eastern Germany and the Baltics were known as easterlings 16c.-18c. East End of London so called by 1846; East Side of Manhattan so called from 1882; East Indies (India and Southeast Asia) so called 1590s to distinguish them from the West Indies.