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Noun: east  eest
  1. The cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
    - due east, eastward, E
     
  2. The direction corresponding to the eastward cardinal compass point
     
  3. A location in the eastern part of a country, region, or city
Adjective: east  eest
  1. Situated in, facing or moving toward the east
Adverb: east  eest
  1. To, toward, or in the east
    "we travelled east for several miles"; "located east of Rome"
Noun: East
  1. The countries of Asia
    - Orient
     
  2. The region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River
    - eastern United States

Derived forms: easts

See also: eastbound, easterly, eastern, easternmost, eastmost, eastside, eastward

Type of: Asia, cardinal compass point, direction, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, location

Antonym: west

Part of: America, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Encyclopedia: East, West, East