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Adjective: eastern  ee-stu(r)n
  1. Lying toward or situated in the east
    "the eastern end of the island"; "eastern cities";
    - easterly
  2. Of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States
    "the Eastern establishment"
  3. Relating to or characteristic of regions of eastern parts of the world
    "Eastern Europe"; "the Eastern religions"
  4. From the east; used especially of winds
    "an eastern wind";
    - easterly

See also: east, east-central, eastern United States, mid-Atlantic, middle Atlantic, northeastern, Orient, oriental, southeastern

Antonym: western

Encyclopedia: Eastern, Kentucky