easterner

[ ee-ster-ner ]
/ ˈi stər nər /

noun (often initial capital letter)

a native or inhabitant of an eastern area, especially of the eastern U.S.

Origin of easterner

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40; eastern + -er1
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Easterner

/ (ˈiːstənə) /

noun

(sometimes not capital) a native or inhabitant of the east of any specified region, esp of the Orient or of the eastern states of the US
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