Definitions English

  • The cardinal point on the mariner's compass 90° clockwise from due north and directly opposite west.
  • The direction of the earth's axial rotation.
  • An area or region lying in the east.
  • The eastern part of the earth, especially eastern Asia.
  • The eastern part of a region or country.
  • The region of the United States east of the Allegheny Mountains and north of the Mason-Dixon Line.
  • The former Communist bloc of countries in Asia and especially in Eastern Europe.
  • To, toward, of, facing, or in the east: the east bank of the river.
  • Originating in or coming from the east: a cool east wind.
  • In, from, or toward the east: a river flowing east.