What does Eastern mean?

Definitions for Eastern
ˈi stərnEast·ern

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. easternadjective

    lying toward or situated in the east

    "the eastern end of the island"

  2. easternadjective

    of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States

    "the Eastern establishment"

  3. easterly, easternadjective

    lying in or toward the east

    "the east side of New York"; "eastern cities"

  4. easternadjective

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

    "Eastern Europe"; "the Eastern religions"

  5. easterly, easternadjective

    from the east; used especially of winds

    "an eastern wind"; "the winds are easterly"

Wiktionary

  1. easternadjective

    Of, facing, situated in, or related to the east

    Etymology: From esterne, from easterne, from austrōnjaz, from austero-, from aus-. Cognate with and ostroni, austroenn. More at east.

  2. easternadjective

    blowing from the east; easterly

    Etymology: From esterne, from easterne, from austrōnjaz, from austero-, from aus-. Cognate with and ostroni, austroenn. More at east.

  3. easternadjective

    oriental

    Etymology: From esterne, from easterne, from austrōnjaz, from austero-, from aus-. Cognate with and ostroni, austroenn. More at east.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Easternadjective

    situated or dwelling in the east; oriental; as, an eastern gate; Eastern countries

    Etymology: [AS. estern.]

  2. Easternadjective

    going toward the east, or in the direction of east; as, an eastern voyage

    Etymology: [AS. estern.]

Editors Contribution

  1. eastern

    Relating to the direction east.

    The eastern winds were gentle and moderate.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 19, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Eastern' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1721

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Eastern' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3341

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Eastern' in Adjectives Frequency: #226

Anagrams for Eastern »

  1. earnest, Earnest

  2. sterane

  3. nearest

  4. estrane

  5. Earnest

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Eastern in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Eastern in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Eastern in a Sentence

  1. Slovak Health Minister Viliam Cislak:

    Test results of the patient hospitalized with a suspected Zika virus last week in Presov, eastern Slovakia, were positive, the patient is in good health and does not require further treatment.

  2. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Today, we are starting to build a fence on our eastern border, in the first stage, we will build it from Timna to Eilat in order to protect the airport being built there, and we will continue the fence up to the Golan Heights, where we have already built a strong security fence.

  3. Samir Puri:

    Eastern Ukraine residents were living in a twilight zone -- Eastern Ukraine residents were in the front line of a geopolitical despite, and there was a sense of powerlessness.

  4. Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz:

    Poland has joined the actions, which are now so crucial, on NATO's southern flank, when it comes to details ... we will continue to discuss it, particularly as we consider it in the broad context of NATO's situation, hoping that both the U.S. and NATO as a whole will back Poland and other countries on the eastern flank with their ... permanent presence.

  5. The Justice Department:

    Apple has extracted data from iPhones like this one pursuant to All Writs orders numerous times, including as a result of orders issued in the Eastern District of New York.

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