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[ee-stern-mohst or, esp. British, -muh st]
  1. farthest east.
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Origin of easternmost

First recorded in 1820–30; eastern + -most
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Examples from the Web for easternmost

Historical Examples of easternmost

  • He was in the House, representing the easternmost district of our state.

    The Plum Tree

    David Graham Phillips

  • Of these rooms the easternmost is the largest, being 42 feet long, by 49 feet broad.

    The Care of Books

    John Willis Clark

  • The easternmost point of the Essex coast, just south of Harwich.

  • The easternmost of this group is called Amik-aindaud, or the Beaver-house.

    The Indian in his Wigwam

    Henry R. Schoolcraft

  • This was in ancient times the easternmost city of the northern Delta.

    Archology and the Bible

    George A. Barton

British Dictionary definitions for easternmost


  1. situated or occurring farthest east
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