Associations to the word «Eastern»


EASTERN, adjective. Of, facing, situated in, or related to the east.
EASTERN, adjective. (of a wind) Blowing from the east; easterly.
EASTERN, adjective. (loosely) Oriental.
EASTERN, adjective. Of a region designated as the East by convention or from the perspective of the speaker or author.
EASTERN, adjective. Of the Christian churches originating in the church of the Eastern Roman Empire.
EASTERN, adjective. Eastern Orthodox.
EASTERN ABENAKI, proper noun. An extinct Abenaki (Algonquian) language, also called Penobscot, spoken in parts of the northeastern United States and in Quebec, related to Western Abenaki.
EASTERN ABNAKI, proper noun. Penobscot (an Algonquian language).
EASTERN ACIPA, proper noun. A language of Nigeria.
EASTERN ARABIC, proper noun. An Arabic dialect continuum spoken throughout the Levant.
EASTERN ARABIC NUMERAL, noun. (arithmetic) Any of the ten symbols ٠,١,٢,٣,٤,٥,٦,٧,٨ and ٩ used to represent numbers
EASTERN ARABIC NUMERALS, noun. Plural of Eastern Arabic numeral
EASTERN ARMENIAN, noun. One of the main two dialects of modern Armenian language, the other being Western Armenian. It is the official language of the Republic of Armenia and is the dialect spoken by Armenian diaspora in CIS countries and Iran. It developed in the 19th century in Russian Armenia.
EASTERN ARRERNTE, proper noun. A language of Australia.
EASTERN BALOCHI, proper noun. A variety of Balochi language, spoken mainly in Pakistan, where it has about 2 million speakers.
EASTERN BENGALI, proper noun. One of the two major groups of Bengali dialects, spoken to the east of the Padma River, particularly in Bangladesh.
EASTERN BLOC, proper noun. (historical) The largely Communist countries of the eastern world, usually Eastern Europe and especially in the Cold War era.
EASTERN BUZZARD, noun. A species of buzzard, Buteo japonicus, similar to the common buzzard, but with less variability in plumage and smaller dark carpal spots, and with usually dark-brown upperparts, pale nearly-white underparts, and darkish primaries.
EASTERN CANADA, proper noun. The provinces east of Manitoba in Canada, comprising: Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador
EASTERN CATHOLIC, adjective. Pertaining to a group of churches, predominantly in Eastern Europe, that follow Eastern Orthodox liturgy but are in full communion with the Roman Catholic Church.
EASTERN CATHOLIC, noun. A member of an Eastern Catholic church.
EASTERN CATHOLICS, noun. Plural of Eastern Catholic
EASTERN CHRISTIANITY, proper noun. The forms of Christianity traditionally practiced in Eastern Europe, eastern Africa, and Asia, including the Eastern Orthodox, Eastern Catholic, Oriental Orthodox, and Nestorian traditions.
EASTERN COLUMBINE, noun. Aquilegia canadensis, native to eastern North America.
EASTERN CONEFLOWER, noun. Rudbeckia fulgida
EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME, proper noun. Synonym of Eastern Standard Time.
EASTERN EUPHRATES, proper noun. Synonym of Murat.
EASTERN EURO, noun. Clipping of Eastern European.
EASTERN EUROPE, proper noun. A socio-politic geographical area of eastern Europe usually including the European countries to the east of Germany, Austria and Italy, and to the west of the Urals. However, a less common definition of the region excludes the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, the Baltic states and some parts of the Balkans - placing them in Central Europe instead.
EASTERN EUROPEAN, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Eastern Europe, its people, or its culture.
EASTERN EUROPEAN, noun. An Eastern European person; one who comes from or lives in Eastern Europe.
EASTERN EUROPEAN TIME, proper noun. The time of day in the time zone that encompasses many countries in Eastern Europe the Middle East and North Africa.
EASTERN EUROPEANS, noun. Plural of Eastern European
EASTERN EUROS, noun. Plural of Eastern Euro
EASTERN FARSI, proper noun. Dari, the dialect of the Persian language as spoken by approximately one-third of the population of Afghanistan; also referred to as Eastern Persian, Afghan Persian, or simply Persian.
EASTERN GORILLA, noun. Gorilla beringei, one of the two extant gorilla species, originally considered to be a subspecies.
EASTERN GORILLAS, noun. Plural of eastern gorilla
EASTERN GRAY SQUIRREL, noun. The typical squirrel of eastern North America, of the species Sciurus carolinensis, invasive elsewhere.
EASTERN GREY KANGAROO, noun. A species of kangaroo, with a distinctive soft grey coat, Macropus giganteus
EASTERN HEMISPHERE, noun. The hemisphere of the Earth to the east of the Greenwich Meridian (zero degree longitude) and west of 180 degrees longitude (approximately the International Date Line).
EASTERN HEMISPHERE, noun. Alternative spelling of Eastern Hemisphere
EASTERN HEMLOCK, noun. Tsuga canadensis, native to the northeastern United States, adjoining areas of Canada, extending to Minnesota and Northern Michigan, and the Appalachian mountains.
EASTERN INDIGO SNAKE, noun. Drymarchon couperi, a large non-venomous colubrid snake native to the eastern United States.
EASTERN INDIGO SNAKES, noun. Plural of Eastern indigo snake
EASTERN JACKRABBIT, noun. A term used of European hare, Lepus europaeus, in Eastern North America, originating from European hares that escaped from a farm.
EASTERN JACKRABBITS, noun. Plural of eastern jackrabbit
EASTERN KINGSNAKE, noun. A colubrid snake of the species Lampropeltis getula, native to much of warm temperate United States and northern Mexico, especially Lampropeltis getula getula, native to the southeastern and mid-Atlantic states.
EASTERN MARI, proper noun. Synonym of Meadow Mari.
EASTERN MIN, proper noun. Synonym of Min Dong.
EASTERN ORTHODOX, adjective. Pertaining to the faith, practices, etc. of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
EASTERN ORTHODOX CHURCH, proper noun. One of the three major divisions of Christianity derived from the Byzantine Church; it comprises the Greek Orthodox Church, the Russian Orthodox Church and others
EASTERN ORTHODOXY, proper noun. The faith, practices, etc. of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
EASTERN POISON IVY, noun. Toxicodendron radicans, the ivy-like species of Toxicodendron, common in the eastern United States, well-known for its ability to causes an itching rash and blistering for most people, through urushiol, an oil that is a skin irritant.
EASTERN QUESTION, proper noun. (now historical) The diplomatic and political issues raised by the decline and break-up of the Ottoman Empire.
EASTERN QUESTION, proper noun. Alternative letter-case form of Eastern Question
EASTERN RATSNAKE, noun. A constrictor snake of the species Pantherophis alleghaniensis, native to eastern and central US and adjoining Canada.
EASTERN RED CEDAR, noun. A species of juniper, Juniperus virginiana.
EASTERN REDBUD, noun. Cercis canadensis, native to the southeastern, midwestern, and south central United States and parts of northern Mexico.
EASTERN STANDARD TIME, proper noun. The timezone that encompasses the East coast of the United States, and parts of Canada during the winter, it is five hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.
EASTERN TARANTULA, noun. Phlogius crassipes, a species of tarantula native to North Queensland, Australia.
EASTERN TARANTULAS, noun. Plural of eastern tarantula
EASTERN TENT CATERPILLAR, noun. Malacosoma americanum, a univoltine social caterpillar inhabiting communal nests in the branches of trees.
EASTERN TIME, proper noun. Short for Eastern Daylight/Eastern Standard Time.
EASTERN TIMEZONE, proper noun. The timezone where the Eastern Daylight Time is used
EASTERN WHITE PINE, noun. Pinus strobus

Dictionary definition

EASTERN, adjective. Lying toward or situated in the east; "the eastern end of the island".
EASTERN, adjective. Of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States; "the Eastern establishment".
EASTERN, adjective. Lying in or toward the east; "the east side of New York"; "eastern cities".
EASTERN, adjective. Relating to or characteristic of regions of eastern parts of the world; "Eastern Europe"; "the Eastern religions".
EASTERN, adjective. From the east; used especially of winds; "an eastern wind"; "the winds are easterly".

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche