eastern Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “eastern” in the English Dictionary

"eastern" in British English

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(also Eastern) uk   /ˈiː.stən/  us   /-stɚn/ (written abbreviation E)
B1 in or from the ​eastpart of an ​area: The eastern ​part of the ​country is very ​mountainous. Until about 1991, the Eastern bloc was the ​Soviet Union and the ​communistcountries of eastern ​Europe. Buddhism and other Eastern (= ​Asian)religionsfascinate me.
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(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 ​eastpart of an ​area: Milwaukee is in the eastern ​part of Wisconsin.
(Definition of eastern from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “eastern”
in Arabic شَرْقي, مِن الشَّرْق…
in Korean 동쪽에 위치한…
in Portuguese do leste, oriental…
in Catalan de l’est, oriental…
in Japanese 東部の…
in Chinese (Simplified) (某个地区的)东部的, 来自东部的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (某個地區的)東部的, 來自東部的…
in Italian orientale…
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