Definitions for eastern
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word eastern.
lying toward or situated in the east
"the eastern end of the island"
of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States
"the Eastern establishment"
lying in or toward the east
"the east side of New York"; "eastern cities"
relating to or characteristic of regions of eastern parts of the world
"Eastern Europe"; "the Eastern religions"
from the east; used especially of winds
"an eastern wind"; "the winds are easterly"
Of, facing, situated in, or related to the east
blowing from the east; easterly
Etymology: From esterne, from easterne, from austrōnjaz, from austero-, from aus-. Cognate with and ostroni, austroenn. More at east.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from East.
Eastern tyrants from the light of heaven
Seclude their bosom-slaves. James Thomson, Spring.
The eastern end of the isle rises up in precipices. Addison.
A ship at sea has no certain method in either her eastern or western voyages, or even in her less distant sailing from the coasts, to know her longitude, or how much she is gone eastward or westward, as can easily be known in any clear day or night how much she is gone northward or southward. Addison.
situated or dwelling in the east; oriental; as, an eastern gate; Eastern countries
going toward the east, or in the direction of east; as, an eastern voyage
Etymology: [AS. estern.]
Relating to the direction east.
The eastern winds were gentle and moderate.
Submitted by MaryC on April 19, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'eastern' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1721
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'eastern' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3341
Rank popularity for the word 'eastern' in Adjectives Frequency: #226
The numerical value of eastern in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of eastern in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Germany is a critical U.S. ally and I welcome steps by the administration to try to negotiate a diplomatic path forward and consult with our European allies to mitigate the impact of Nord Stream 2 2 pipeline project, however, I am not yet convinced that this agreement -- or any bilateral agreement -- can sufficiently provide assurances to our European allies and minimize the considerable economic impact and security implications of this pipeline's completion. I've long contended that the Nord Stream 2 pipeline should not be completed because it empowers the Kremlin to spread its malign influence throughout Eastern Europe, threatens the economic security of our European partners and puts our global stability at risk. I continue to believe that.
Warmer oceans are allowing eastern Pacific storms to reach higher latitudes.
With its eastern opening, Hungary clearly pursues an energy policy independent of the European Union, the fact that they planned to build a second pipeline from Russia and they want to increase nuclear energy production, that is what threatens Hungary's energy independence.
I became interested in Cuba hearing the stories of my great-grandparents and my grandmother. She lived until she was about 11 or 12 on a small sugar plantation in Chaparra, in eastern Cuba.
Moscow is simultaneously driving the false narrative that NATO is threatening Russia, that NATO plans to station military infrastructure in Ukraine to stir conflict with Russia, that NATO swore after the cold war not to admit countries in Eastern Europe, and that NATO has broken those promises, each of those claims is false.
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- llevant, orientalCatalan, Valencian
- itä, itäinenFinnish
- an ear, searScottish Gaelic
- पूर्व काHindi
- 東, 東方Japanese
- leste, [[do]] [[leste]], orientalPortuguese
- oriental, de est, esticRomanian
- источни, istočniSerbo-Croatian
- östra, ostligSwedish
- phương ĐôngVietnamese
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