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eastern

Pronunciación: /ˈiːstərn; ˈiːstən/

Traducción de eastern en español:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [Geography/Geografía] (before noun/delante del nombre) oriental, este (invariable adjective/adjetivo invariable) the eastern areas of the country las zonas orientales or este del país heavy rain over eastern England fuertes lluvias en or sobre el este de Inglaterra the eastern states los estados del este
    Example sentences
    • They would totally obscure the view of the Tower from the eastern aspect.
    • In the eastern Mediterranean a wind blows out from Libya and Egypt, known as the Khamsin.
    • For different reasons, parts of temperate eastern Asia also experience quite cold winters.
    1.2 (oriental) [appearance/custom] oriental
    Example sentences
    • It wasn't long before the group discovered a demand for Eastern music in Europe.
    • Like most of the others, he wore extravagant clothes made from the finest eastern silks and fabrics.
    • The diversity of far eastern cinema today is as impressive as its quality.
    Example sentences
    • A clearer insight can be developed from a number of eastern traditions or from a Marxist tradition.
    • For research purposes, I'm looking for books on eastern magic practices and culture.
    • Tens of thousands of people flocked to Heaton Park at the weekend for a feast of eastern culture.

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