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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Eastern \East"ern\, a. [AS. e['a]stern.]
1. Situated or dwelling in the east; oriental; as, an eastern
gate; Eastern countries.
Eastern churches first did Christ embrace.
2. Going toward the east, or in the direction of east; as, an
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: lying toward or situated in the east; "the eastern end of
2: of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States;
"the Eastern establishment" [ant: western]
3: lying in or toward the east; "the east side of New York";
"eastern cities" [syn: easterly, eastern]
4: relating to or characteristic of regions of eastern parts of
the world; "Eastern Europe"; "the Eastern religions" [ant:
5: from the east; used especially of winds; "an eastern wind";
"the winds are easterly" [syn: easterly, eastern]
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