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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

east English Thesaurus

the cathedral's east face

east–west British & World English

Extending between the east and the west

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

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

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

East–West in east–west British & World English

Relating to the relationship between the eastern and western parts of the world or of a country, region, or town

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 Side New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

part of Manhattan in New York City

Near East New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

the countries between the Mediterranean and India

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-facing British & World English

Facing the east

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 Ender New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words); British television programme is EastEnders

East Indies New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

islands of SE Asia, especially the Malay Archipelago

East River New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

arm of the Hudson River in New York City

East Timor New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

eastern part of the island of Timor, independent from Indonesia since 2002;

Middle East New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(no hyphen even when attributive)

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


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