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Definition 1: relating to or characteristic of regions of eastern parts of the world - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where eastern or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Eastern Europe
  • the Eastern religions

(eastern is similar to ...) denoting or characteristic of countries of the Far East

"oriental civilization"

(... are attributes of eastern) the countries of Asia

Definition 2: of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where eastern or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the Eastern establishment

(eastern is similar to ...) of a region of the United States generally including Kentucky, West Virginia

(eastern is similar to ...) of a region of the United States generally including Delaware; Maryland; Virginia; and usually New York; Pennsylvania; New Jersey

"mid-Atlantic states"

(eastern is similar to ...) of a region of the United States generally including the New England states; New York; and sometimes New Jersey and Pennsylvania

(eastern is similar to ...) of a region of the United States generally including Alabama; Georgia; Florida; Tennessee; South Carolina; North Carolina

(... are attributes of eastern) the region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River

Definition 3: lying toward or situated in the east - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where eastern or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the eastern end of the island

(eastern is similar to ...) situated in or facing or moving toward the east

Definition 4: from the east; used especially of winds - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where eastern or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an eastern wind
  • the winds are easterly

Synonyms for eastern in the sense of this definition

(eastern is similar to ...) situated in or facing or moving toward the east

Definition 5: lying in or toward the east - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where eastern or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the east side of New York
  • eastern cities

Synonyms for eastern in the sense of this definition

(eastern is similar to ...) situated in or facing or moving toward the east

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