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eastern

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Adjective
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east=ern
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21 in 21 verses (in OT : 21 in 21 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

easterna. [AS. eástern.].
  •  Situated or dwelling in the east; oriental; as, an eastern gate; Eastern countries.  [1913 Webster]
    "Eastern churches first did Christ embrace."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Going toward the east, or in the direction of east; as, an eastern voyage.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

eastern, adj.
1 of or in the east; inhabiting the east.
2 lying or directed towards the east.
3 (Eastern) of or in the Far, Middle, or Near East.

Idiom
Eastern Church the Orthodox Church. Eastern hemisphere the half of the earth containing Europe, Asia, and Africa. Eastern Time standard time used in eastern Canada and the US or in eastern Australia.
Derivative
easternmost adj.
Etymology
OE easterne (as EAST, -ERN)

ROGET THESAURUS

eastern

Laterality

N laterality, side, flank, quarter, lee, hand, cheek, jowl, jole, wing, profile, temple, parietes, loin, haunch, hip, beam, gable, gable end, broadside, lee side, points of the compass, East, Orient, Levant, West, orientation, lateral, sidelong, collateral, parietal, flanking, skirting, flanked, sideling, many sided, multilateral, bilateral, trilateral, quadrilateral, Eastern, orient, oriental, Levantine, Western, occidental, Hesperian, sideways, sidelong, broadside on, on one side, abreast, alongside, beside, aside, by the side of, side by side, cheek by jowl, to windward, to leeward, laterally, right and left, on her beam ends, his cheek the may of days outworn.


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