Meaning of “easterner” in the English Dictionary

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"easterner" in British English

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easternernoun [ C ]

also Easterner uk /ˈiː.stən.ər/ us /ˈiː.stən.ɚ/

a person who comes from a country in Asia:

He said that Americans need to understand the East, and Easterners need to understand the West.

a person who comes from the east of a country, especially the US:

It's a popular ski resort with easterners.

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

"easterner" in American English

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easternernoun [ C ]

us /ˈi·stər·nər, -stə·nər/

a person from the eastern part of a country, or (in the US) a person from the part of the country east of the Mississippi River

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

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