Meaning of “eastern” in the English Dictionary

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"eastern" in British English

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easternadjective

also Eastern uk /ˈiː.stən/ us /ˈiː.stɚn/ written abbreviation E

(Definition of “eastern” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"eastern" in American English

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easternadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈi·stərn/ abbreviation E.

in or from the east part of an area:

Milwaukee is in the eastern part of Wisconsin.

(Definition of “eastern” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)