- the parts of Asia collectively lying east of Europe and including Asia Minor, Syria, Arabia, India, China, etc.; the Orient.
- the Far East.
- (formerly) the Soviet Union and its allies.
- the part of the U.S. east of the Mississippi River.
- the part of the U.S. east of the Allegheny Mountains.
- New England.
- Ancient and Medieval History. the Eastern Roman Empire.
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OTHER WORDS FROM easteastness, noun
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It’s moved to nearly every state east of the Rocky Mountains, and is likely to cause the virtual extinction of ash trees.
After zigzagging through the plains of north India for some 1,500 miles, it drains into the Bay of Bengal in India’s east.
Designed and constructed by master treehouse builder Pete Nelson, TreeHouse Point is a family-owned retreat in the Snoqualmie Valley, 30 minutes east of Seattle.
You can also get there from State Route 140, which passes northeast through Merced, or east on State Route 120, which coasts through Groveland before connecting with the park’s Big Oak Flat Road.
Satellite images show that, between 1976 and 2000, there have been dramatic changes to the strips of land between Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru, which is located less than 100 km to the east.What increased land use means for Mount Kilimanjaro’s already isolated ecosystem|Claudia Hemp|February 20, 2021|Quartz
According to Pew, 14 of the 20 countries in the Middle East and North Africa have blasphemy laws.
“Please, please do not permit this to happen here in Florida,” wrote Cris K. Smith of East Polk County.
They took cover inside a print works to the north east of Paris, where they held a member of staff as a hostage.
Sales are best in Asia, London, the Middle East, and Russia.Handbags: The More You Pay, The Smaller They Shrink|Elizabeth Landers|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Eventually, DeCrow and Seidenberg filed suit against the East Village mainstay.
Descending the Alps to the east or south into Piedmont, a new world lies around and before you.
The east window in this church has been classed as the A1 of modern painted windows.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
The cantonment was split into two sections by an irregular ravine, or nullah, running east and west.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Of course, my first row was a long one, quite through the city from west to east, including innumerable turnings and windings.
Turn we our backs to the cold gloomy north, to the wet windy west, to the dry parching east—on to the south!
British Dictionary definitions for east (1 of 2)
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British Dictionary definitions for east (2 of 2)
- the area north of the Ohio and east of the Mississippi
- the area north of Maryland and east of the Alleghenies
- of or denoting the eastern part of a specified country, area, etc
- (as part of a name)East Sussex