eastern

Definitions of eastern
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adj lying toward or situated in the east

“the eastern end of the island”
Synonyms:
east
situated in or facing or moving toward the east

adj lying in or toward the east

eastern cities”
Synonyms:
easterly
east
situated in or facing or moving toward the east

adj from the east; used especially of winds

“an eastern wind”
Synonyms:
easterly
east
situated in or facing or moving toward the east

adj relating to or characteristic of regions of eastern parts of the world

Eastern Europe”
“the Eastern religions”
Synonyms:
oriental
denoting or characteristic of countries of Asia
Antonyms:
western
relating to or characteristic of the western parts of the world or the West as opposed to the eastern or oriental parts
Hesperian, occidental
denoting or characteristic of countries of Europe and the western hemisphere
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adj of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States

“the Eastern establishment”
Synonyms:
east-central
of a region of the United States generally including Kentucky, West Virginia
mid-Atlantic, middle Atlantic
of a region of the United States generally including Delaware; Maryland; Virginia; and usually New York; Pennsylvania; New Jersey
northeastern
of a region of the United States generally including the New England states; New York; and sometimes New Jersey and Pennsylvania
southeastern
of a region of the United States generally including Alabama; Georgia; Florida; Tennessee; South Carolina; North Carolina
Antonyms:
western
of or characteristic of regions of the United States west of the Mississippi River
southwestern
of a region of the United States generally including New Mexico; Arizona; Texas; California; and sometimes Nevada; Utah; Colorado
midwestern
of a region of the United States generally including Ohio; Indiana; Illinois; Iowa; Missouri; Kansas; Nebraska; and sometimes Michigan; Wisconsin; Minnesota
northwestern
of a region of the United States generally including Washington; Oregon; Idaho; and sometimes Montana; Wyoming
west-central
of a region of the United States usually including Colorado; Nevada; Utah
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