Eastern - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈiːstərn|  American pronunciation of the word eastern
Brit.  |ˈiːst(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word eastern

adjective

- lying toward or situated in the east

the eastern end of the island

- lying in or toward the east(syn: easterly)

eastern cities

- from the east; used especially of winds(syn: easterly)

an eastern wind

Examples

They live in the eastern part of the state.

the eastern shore of the river

Eastern religions

Eastern Europe

Eastern Hemisphere

the eastern end of the island

The Eastern and Western worlds

A perfect union of Eastern and Western music

She aimed the telescope at a point in the eastern sky.

She aimed at a point in the eastern sky.

The sun rose slowly over the eastern horizon.

...a philosophy that is a kind of synthesis of several schools of Western and Eastern thought...

I attend an Eastern Orthodox church.

The store sells Indian, Asian, and Middle Eastern foods under the umbrella of international cuisine.

The plane flew along the eastern coastline.

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