East Side

or Eastside


  1. the eastern section of Manhattan, in New York City, lying to the east of Fifth Avenue.


  1. of, relating to, or located in this section:

    East Side restaurants.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of East Side1

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85

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Example Sentences

It’s the news helicopters, because, of course, East Side fifth grade is being evacuated.

I learned that he was working and living in the Lower East Side, delivering orders for an Italian restaurant and raising two kids.

But the Upper East Side social scene is cooler and more enjoyable.

“Brooklyn is more segregated than the Upper East Side,” he says.

“Moneywise, what you get on the Upper East Side is far superior to what you get downtown,” he says.

Time will tell whether the Upper East Side achieves lasting social cachet to go with the cash awash in the neighborhood.

A wavering red line licked its way to the canyon-edge on the east side, wiped out the grass, and died on the bald rim-rock.

Carlson drove down into the lower east side of town, parked his car in a narrow street, and got out.

We did not land upon it, but on its north-east side there appeared to be a bay, on which the French found a stream of water.

And by the border of Nephthali, from the east side even to the side of the one portion for Manasses.

And by the border of Ruben, from the east side even to the side of the sea, one portion for Juda.





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