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eastern British & World English

Situated in, directed towards, or facing the east

Eastern in eastern British & World English

Living in or originating from the regions or countries to the east of Europe

Eastern bloc British & World English

The countries of eastern and central Europe which were under Soviet domination from the end of the Second World War until the collapse of the Soviet communist system in 1989–91

Eastern Cape British & World English

A province of south-eastern South Africa, formerly part of Cape Province; capital, Bhisho

Eastern Shore British & World English

Region of eastern Maryland on the Delmarva Peninsula, on the east side of Chesapeake Bay

Eastern time British & World English

The standard time in a zone including the eastern states of the US and parts of Canada, specifically:

Eastern Church British & World English

another name for Orthodox Church.

Eastern Desert British & World English

Another name for Arabian Desert.

Eastern Empire British & World English

The eastern part of the Roman Empire, after its division in ad 395

Eastern Europe British & World English

The portion of the European landmass that lies east of Germany and the Alps and west of the Ural Mountains. It includes the former Eastern bloc countries of Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia (formerly as Czechoslovakia), Hungary, Romania, and Bulgaria, as well as the Baltic republics of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, and the former Soviet republics of Belarus and Ukraine, along with Russia west of the Urals

eastern hemisphere British & World English

The half of the earth containing Europe, Asia, and Africa

eastern equine encephalitis British & World English

A rare viral disease that affects horses and humans and is spread by mosquitoes, occurring mainly in eastern US states

Jin British & World English

A dynasty that ruled China ad 265–420, commonly divided into Western Jin (265–317) and Eastern Jin (317–420)

Zhou British & World English

A dynasty which ruled in China from the 11th century bc to 256 bc

Ghats British & World English

Two mountain ranges in central and southern India. Known as the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats, they run parallel to the coast on either side of the Deccan plateau

Abnaki British & World English

Either or both of the two extinct Algonquian languages (Eastern Abnaki and Western Abnaki) of the Abnaki

bluebird British & World English

An American songbird of the thrush family, the male of which has a blue head, back, and wings

phoebe British & World English

An American tyrant flycatcher with mainly grey-brown or blackish plumage

Slavic British & World English

Relating to or denoting the branch of the Indo-European language family that includes Russian, Ukrainian, and Belorussian (Eastern Slavic), Polish, Czech, Slovak, and Sorbian (Western Slavic), and Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, and Slovene (Southern Slavic)

meadowlark British & World English

A ground-dwelling songbird of the American blackbird family, with a brown streaky back and yellow and black underparts

Eastern Jin in Jin British & World English

A dynasty that ruled China ad 265–420, commonly divided into Western Jin (265–317) and Eastern Jin (317–420)

Eastern Zhou in Zhou British & World English

A dynasty which ruled in China from the 11th century bc to 256 bc

red cedar British & World English

Either of two North American coniferous trees with reddish-brown bark:

Eastern Abnaki in Abnaki British & World English

Either or both of the two extinct Algonquian languages (Eastern Abnaki and Western Abnaki) of the Abnaki

eastern bluebird in bluebird British & World English

An American songbird of the thrush family, the male of which has a blue head, back, and wings

Eastern Slavic in Slavic British & World English

Relating to or denoting the branch of the Indo-European language family that includes Russian, Ukrainian, and Belorussian (Eastern Slavic), Polish, Czech, Slovak, and Sorbian (Western Slavic), and Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, and Slovene (Southern Slavic)

eastern meadowlark in meadowlark British & World English

A ground-dwelling songbird of the American blackbird family, with a brown streaky back and yellow and black underparts

the Eastern Ghats in Ghats British & World English

Two mountain ranges in central and southern India. Known as the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats, they run parallel to the coast on either side of the Deccan plateau

eastern red cedar in red cedar British & World English

Either of two North American coniferous trees with reddish-brown bark:

Eastern Orthodox Church in Orthodox Church British & World English

A Christian Church or federation of Churches originating in the Greek-speaking Church of the Byzantine Empire, not accepting the authority of the Pope of Rome, and using elaborate and archaic forms of service