Focus on the pronunciation of east
English definition of “east”
/ist/ n [U] (abbreviation E.)
› the direction where the sun rises in the morning that is opposite west, or the part of an area or country that is in this direction: The points of the compass are north, south, east, and west. Most of the state’s heavy industry is in the east. the East › The East is Asia, esp. its eastern and southern parts: She spent her childhood in the East, mostly in China and Japan. the East › In the US, the East is the part of the country east of the Mississippi River.