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1. eastern

adjective. ['ˈiːstɝn'] lying toward or situated in the east.

Antonyms

  • midwestern

Etymology

  • esterne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • easterne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Eastern

  • best-western
  • northeastern
  • northwestern
  • southeastern
  • western
  • western

How do you pronounce eastern?

Pronounce eastern as ˈistərn.

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Sentences with eastern


1. Adjective
The refuge is located on the northern and eastern sections of the island.

Quotes about eastern


1. 25 And the Lord spake unto the Angel that guarded the eastern gate, saying 'Where is the flaming sword that was given unto thee?'26 And the Angel said, 'I had it here only a moment ago, I must have put it down some where, forget my own head next.'27 And the Lord did not ask him again.
- Neil Gaiman, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

2. Education is education. We should learn everything and then choose which path to follow."Education is neither Eastern nor Western, it is human.
- Malala Yousafzai, I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

3. Overcoming the Cold War required courage from the people of Central and Eastern Europe and what was then the German Democratic Republic, but it also required the steadfastness of Western partner over many decades when many had long lost hope of integration of the two Germanys and Europe.
- Angela Merkel

2. eastern

adjective. ['ˈiːstɝn'] lying in or toward the east.

Synonyms

  • easterly

Antonyms

  • western United States
  • southwestern

Etymology

  • esterne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • easterne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. eastern

adjective. ['ˈiːstɝn'] of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States.

Synonyms

  • eastern United States
  • southeastern
  • middle Atlantic
  • mid-Atlantic
  • northeastern
  • East

Antonyms

  • occidental
  • Occident
  • Hesperian
  • westerly

Etymology

  • esterne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • easterne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. eastern

adjective. ['ˈiːstɝn'] from the east; used especially of winds.

Synonyms

  • easterly

Antonyms

  • north
  • south

Etymology

  • esterne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • easterne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. eastern

adjective. ['ˈiːstɝn'] relating to or characteristic of regions of eastern parts of the world.

Synonyms

  • East
  • Orient

Antonyms

  • West
  • northwestern
  • west-central

Etymology

  • esterne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • easterne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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