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English definition of “east”

east

adjective (also East)     /iːst/ (written abbreviation E)
A2 in or forming the east part of something: Cambridge is in East Anglia. The east wall of the mosque is covered with a beautiful mosaic .Points of the compassDirection of motion east wind a wind coming from the eastWind and windsStormy weather Grammar:East or eastern; north or northern?
(Definition of east adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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