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east British & World English

The direction towards the point of the horizon where the sun rises at the equinoxes, on the right-hand side of a person facing north

the East in east British & World English

The regions or countries lying to the east of Europe, especially China, Japan, and India

East in east British & World English

The player sitting to the left of North and partnering West

East Asia British & World English

The eastern part of the Asian continent, including China and Japan

East Cape British & World English

A peninsular region of the North Island, New Zealand. Its tip forms the most easterly point of the island

East End British & World English

The part of London east of the City as far as the River Lea, including the Docklands

East Sea British & World English

the name in Korea for the Japan, Sea of.

East Side British & World English

A part of Manhattan in New York City, lying between the East River and Fifth Avenue

Down East British & World English

A name for northeastern New England and for the Maritime Provinces that is derived from an old term for sailing downwind, to the east

Far East British & World English

China, Japan, and other countries of east Asia

Near East British & World English

A term originally applied to the Balkan states of SE Europe, but now generally applied to the countries of SW Asia between the Mediterranean and India (including the Middle East), especially in historical contexts

East Africa British & World English

The eastern part of the African continent, especially the countries of Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania

East Anglia British & World English

A region of eastern England consisting of the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, and parts of Essex and Cambridgeshire

East Bengal British & World English

The part of the former Indian province of Bengal that was ceded to Pakistan in 1947, forming the greater part of the province of East Pakistan. It gained independence as Bangladesh in 1971

East Coast British & World English

The eastern seaboard of the US, especially the narrow corridor from Boston to Washington, DC

East Harlem British & World English

A neighborhood of Harlem in northern Manhattan in New York City. Parts of it have been called Italian Harlem and Spanish Harlem, reflecting local ethnic history

East India British & World English

another name for East Indies222.

East Indies British & World English

The islands of SE Asia, especially the Malay Archipelago

East London British & World English

A port and resort in South Africa, on the coast of Eastern Cape; population 452,200 (est. 2009)

East Orange British & World English

A city in northeastern New Jersey, northwest of Newark; population 65,390 (est. 2008)

East Point British & World English

A city in northwestern Georgia, south of Atlanta; population 43,418 (est. 2008)

East River British & World English

An arm of the Hudson River in New York City, separating Manhattan and the Bronx from Brooklyn and Queens

East Sussex British & World English

A county of SE England; county town, Lewes

East Timor British & World English

A country occupying the eastern part of the island of Timor in the southern Malay Archipelago; population 1,131,600 (est. 2009); capital, Dili; languages, Portuguese, Indonesian, English, and indigenous languages

Middle East British & World English

An extensive area of SW Asia and northern Africa, stretching from the Mediterranean to Pakistan and including the Arabian peninsula

north-east British & World English

The direction towards the point of the horizon midway between north and east

south-east British & World English

The direction towards the point of the horizon midway between south and east

East Chicago British & World English

An industrial port city in northwestern Indiana, on Lake Michigan, southeast of Chicago, Illinois; population 29,978 (est. 2008)

East Flanders British & World English

A province of northern Belgium; capital, Ghent

East Germanic British & World English

Relating to the extinct eastern group of Germanic languages, including Gothic

East Hampton British & World English

A resort town in eastern Long Island in New York, noted for its artists' colony; population 22,106 (est. 2008)

East Hartford British & World English

An industrial town in central Connecticut, across the Connecticut River from Hartford; population 48,571 (est. 2008)

East Indiaman British & World English

A trading ship belonging to the East India Company

East Kilbride British & World English

A town in west central Scotland, in South Lanarkshire; population 74,600 (est. 2009)

East Lansing British & World English

A city in south central Michigan, home to Michigan State University; population 45,857 (est. 2008)

East Lothian British & World English

A council area and former county of east central Scotland

East Prussia British & World English

The north-eastern part of the former kingdom of Prussia, on the Baltic coast, later part of Germany and divided after the Second World War between the Soviet Union and Poland

East Providence British & World English

A city in eastern Rhode Island, across the Seekonk River from Providence; population 48,480 (est. 2008)

east-north-east British & World English

The direction or compass point midway between east and north-east

east-south-east British & World English

The direction or compass point midway between east and south-east

east by north British & World English

A direction or compass point midway between east and east-northeast

east by south British & World English

A direction or compass point midway between east and east-southeast

East St. Louis British & World English

A city in southwestern Illinois, across the Mississippi River from St. Louis; population 28,773 (est. 2008)

north by east in north British & World English

Between north and north-north-east (or north-north-west)

north by east British & World English

Between north and north-north-east (or north-north-west)

south by east in south British & World English

Between south and south-south-east (or south-south-west)

south by east British & World English

Between south and south-south-east (or south-south-west)

East Coast Fever British & World English

A feverish disease of cattle, prevalent in Africa and usually fatal

East India Company British & World English

A trading company formed in 1600 to develop commerce in the newly colonized areas of SE Asia and India. In the 18th century it took administrative control of Bengal and other areas of India, and held it until the British Crown took over in 1858 in the wake of the Indian Mutiny

East Los Angeles British & World English

A community in southwestern California, a largely Hispanic suburb east of Los Angeles; population 124,283 (2000)


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