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East Side

or East·side

  1. the eastern section of Manhattan, in New York City, lying to the east of Fifth Avenue.
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  1. of, relating to, or located in this section: East Side restaurants.
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Origin of East Side

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for east side

Historical Examples of east side

  • We would not have talked to chance people in an east-side French caf.

    The Story of a New York House

    Henry Cuyler Bunner

  • In "Chimmie Fadden," we laugh at the humor of East-side life.

  • In the words of the east-side bruiser, I was "makin' it strong."

    The Portal of Dreams

    Charles Neville Buck

  • East-Side tenements, where pennies are infrequent, have resources.

  • He had had experience, in an East-Side ambulance, but then that had been over level streets.

    Overland Red

    Henry Herbert Knibbs