Associations to the word «East»

Wiktionary

EAST, noun. One of the four principal compass points, specifically 90°, conventionally directed to the right on maps; the direction of the rising sun at an equinox.
EAST, adjective. Situated or lying in or towards the east; eastward.
EAST, adjective. (meteorology) wind from the east
EAST, adjective. Of or pertaining to the east; eastern.
EAST, adjective. From the East; oriental.
EAST, adjective. (ecclesiastical) Designating, or situated in, that part of a church which contains the choir or chancel.
EAST, adverb. Towards the east; eastwards
EAST, proper noun. (personification) The wind from the east.
EAST, proper noun. The Eastern world; the regions, primarily situated in the Eastern Hemisphere, whose culture is derived from India or China.
EAST, proper noun. The Eastern Bloc; the eastern countries of Europe.
EAST, proper noun. (historical) the Soviet Union and its socialist allies during the Cold War.
EAST, proper noun. The eastern states of the United States.
EAST, proper noun. The eastern part of any region.
EAST, proper noun. A surname​.
EAST AFRICA, proper noun. The eastern part of the continent of Africa.
EAST AFRICAN, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to East Africa, its people, or its culture.
EAST AFRICAN, noun. An East African person; one who comes from or lives in East Africa.
EAST AFRICANS, noun. Plural of East African
EAST AL-QUDS, proper noun. (chiefly used by Muslims and Arabs) Synonym of East Jerusalem.
EAST ANGLIA, proper noun. The area of eastern England occupied by Norfolk, Suffolk and parts of Cambridgeshire.
EAST ASIA, proper noun. The eastern subregion of Asia
EAST ASIA, proper noun. The Far East
EAST ASIAN, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to East Asia
EAST ASIAN, noun. A person from East Asia
EAST ASIANS, noun. Plural of East Asian
EAST BENGAL, proper noun. (historical) The eastern part of Bengal before it split from India, today as Bangladesh.
EAST BERLIN, proper noun. (historical) (1949–1990) the Soviet sector of Berlin between 1949 and 1990
EAST BERLINER, noun. (historical) A resident of East Berlin. Mostly archaic after German reunification, it still carries some currency as a regional identity.
EAST BERLINERS, noun. Plural of East Berliner
EAST BIRD'S HEAD, proper noun. A language family whose members are spoken on the Bird's Head peninsula in West Papua.
EAST BY NORTH, noun. The compass point halfway between east and east-northeast, specifically 78.75°.
EAST BY NORTHEAST, noun. The compass point between northeast and east.
EAST BY SOUTH, noun. The compass point halfway between east and east-southeast, specifically 101.125°, abbreviated as EbS.
EAST CENTRAL GERMAN, noun. One of two major subgroups of the Central German dialects; spoken primarily in the German states of Thuringia, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Brandenburg, and Berlin; characterized by the shift of Proto-Germanic initial p- to f-.
EAST CENTRAL GERMAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to the East Central German dialects
EAST CHINA SEA, proper noun. A marginal sea east of China, south of the Korean peninsula, the west of Japanese Ryukyu islands, and north of Taiwan.
EAST COAST, adjective. Of or relating to the eastern seaboard of the United States.
EAST COAST, adjective. Of or relating to Atlantic Canada.
EAST COAST, proper noun. The eastern seaboard of the United States
EAST ELBIA, proper noun. (historical) That region of Germany lying to the east of the Elbe, comprising Brandenburg, Pomerania, Silesia and Prussia, marked by serfdom, political conservatism and Protestantism.
EAST ELBIAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to the region of Germany east of the Elbe, East Elbia, or to its inhabitants or their culture.
EAST END, proper noun. (colloquial) (UK) (chiefly London) The east end of London, generally regarded to be east of the medieval walled City of London and north of the River Thames.
EAST FLANDERS, proper noun. One of the ten provinces of Belgium, with capital Ghent.
EAST FLEMISH, adjective. From or relating to East Flanders, a Belgian province, in the eastern part of the historic countship of Flanders, including the former imperial fief
EAST FLEMISH, adjective. Of or relating to the East Flemish dialects
EAST FLEMISH, proper noun. A (rather artificial, by anology with West Flemish) group of Flemish dialects of the Dutch language in the eastern part of the historic countship of Flanders (now in Belgium, and further south/west in France)
EAST FRISIA, proper noun. A coastal region in the northwest of the German federal state of Lower Saxony.
EAST FRISIAN, proper noun. The Frisian language spoken in East Frisia, of which Saterland Frisian is the last remaining variety.
EAST FRISIAN, proper noun. The Low German dialect spoken in East Frisia.
EAST FRISIAN, adjective. Pertaining to the East Frisians.
EAST GERMAN, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to East Germany, its people, or its culture.
EAST GERMAN, noun. An East German person; one who comes from or lives in East Germany.
EAST GERMANIC, adjective. Of or relating to the East Germanic languages, a subdivision of the Germanic languages.
EAST GERMANS, noun. Plural of East German
EAST GERMANY, proper noun. (historical) (1949–1990) A former Communist country of Central Europe between 1949 and 1990, officially called the German Democratic Republic (GDR), capital East Berlin.
EAST INDIAMAN, noun. (obsolete or historical) Any ship operating under charter or licence to one of the East India Companies, which were each granted monopoly trading rights with the East Indies by one of several of the major trading powers of the 17th—19th centuries.
EAST INDIAMEN, noun. Plural of East Indiaman
EAST INDIAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to the people, products, or culture of Southeast Asia, particularly the Malay Archipelago, Sri Lanka, or India.
EAST INDIAN, proper noun. A native or inhabitant of the Malay Archipelago, Sri Lanka, or India.
EAST INDIAN CATHOLIC, noun. Of or pertaining to the those original inhabitants of Mumbai, Salsette Island and Thane converted to Catholicism and their descendants.
EAST INDIAN CATHOLICS, noun. Plural of East Indian Catholic
EAST INDIANS, noun. Plural of East Indian
EAST INDIES, proper noun. Southeast Asia, especially Indonesia, but also including India, Indochina, Malaya and the Malay Archipelago.
EAST INSULAR, adjective. (archaic) Relating to the East Indies; East Indian.
EAST JAVA, proper noun. A province of Indonesia.
EAST JERUSALEM, proper noun. The portion of Jerusalem controlled by Jordan between 1948 and 1967.
EAST JERUSALEMITE, noun. An native or resident of East Jerusalem.
EAST JERUSALEMITE, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to East Jerusalem.
EAST JERUSALEMITES, noun. Plural of East Jerusalemite
EAST JESUS, proper noun. (US) A fictional remote, backwards inhabited place.
EAST KALIMANTAN, proper noun. A province of Indonesia.
EAST LONDON, proper noun. The northeastern part of London, the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England
EAST LONDON, proper noun. A city on the southeast coast of South Africa, in the Eastern Cape province
EAST MACEDONIA AND THRACE, proper noun. One of the 13 peripheries of Greece
EAST MIDLANDS, proper noun. A district in the geographical centre of England, being the counties of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Rutland and Northamptonshire
EAST NORTHEAST, noun. Alternative spelling of east-northeast
EAST NUSA TENGGARA, proper noun. A province of Indonesia.
EAST OVERSHOE, noun. (slang) (US) Often used to refer to a place moderately far away. It generally is used in place of a city or town name when that name is unknown or cannot be recalled.
EAST OVERSHOE, noun. A placeholder for a fictitious municipality in sample documents or hypothetical situations. (This usage is similar to the way John Doe is sometimes used as a placeholder for the name of a person.)
EAST PAKISTAN, proper noun. (historical) The eastern part of Bengal before it split from Pakistan, currently the independent state of Bangladesh.
EAST PRUSSIA, proper noun. (historical) A historical province of Prussia and Germany, since WWII divided between Poland and Russia.
EAST PUNJAB, proper noun. State in northern India which has Chandigarh as its capital.
EAST RIDING, proper noun. (UK) East Riding of Yorkshire.
EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, proper noun. A local government district and ceremonial county in the north east of England.
EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, proper noun. A historic division of the county of Yorkshire.
EAST SEA, proper noun. (biblical) The Dead Sea
EAST SEA, proper noun. A number of other seas are called locally East Seas in various languages. These include the Baltic Sea, the Sea of Japan, East China Sea and South China Sea. For translations, see appropriate entries.
EAST SIBERIAN SEA, proper noun. A marginal sea in the Arctic Ocean. This sea is bordering on the Laptev Sea in the West and the Chukchi Sea in the East.
EAST SLAV, noun. A member of the East Slavic peoples, including the Belarusians, Russians, Rusyns, and Ukrainians.
EAST SLAVIC, adjective. Of or relating to the East Slavs, their culture or language(s).
EAST SLAVIC, proper noun. A subgrouping of the Slavic language family spoken mainly in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine.
EAST SLAVIC, proper noun. (historical) (rare) The Old East Slavic language.
EAST SOUTHEAST, noun. Alternative spelling of east-southeast
EAST SUSSEX, proper noun. A county in south east England bordered by Kent, Surrey, West Sussex and the English Channel.
EAST TENNESSEE, proper noun. East Tennessee is a geographical and political region in the Eastern third section of Tennessee (United States). It includes the cities of Knoxville and Chatanooga, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
EAST TIMOR, proper noun. A country in Oceania on the eastern half of the island of Timor. Official languages: Tetum, Portuguese. Official name: Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste.
EAST TIMORESE, noun. A person from East Timor or of East Timorese descent.
EAST TIMORESE, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to East Timor or the East Timorese people.
EAST TURKESTAN, proper noun. Xinjiang.
EAST VAN, proper noun. (informal) East Vancouver
EAST YORKSHIRE, proper noun. East Riding of Yorkshire

Dictionary definition

EAST, noun. The cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees.
EAST, noun. The countries of Asia.
EAST, noun. The region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River.
EAST, noun. The direction corresponding to the eastward cardinal compass point.
EAST, noun. A location in the eastern part of a country, region, or city.
EAST, adverb. To, toward, or in the east; "we travelled east for several miles"; "located east of Rome".
EAST, adjective. Situated in or facing or moving toward the east.

Wise words

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