Translation of "east" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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eastnoun [ U ]

also East uk /iːst/ us /iːst/ written abbreviation E

A2 the direction from which the sun rises in the morning, opposite to the 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. 罗盘上的四个方位点是北、南、东和西。
Which way is east? 哪边是东啊?
Most of the country, except the east, is rural. 除了东部外,这个国家大部分地区都是农村。
Her home is in the east of France. 她的家在法国东部。
According to the map, the village lies about ten kilometres to the east of here. 从地图上看,这个村子位于距此以东约10公里的地方。
the East

B2 Asia, especially its eastern and southern parts

She spent her childhood in the East - mostly in China. 她在东方国家——主要是中国和日本——度过了童年。

those countries in Europe that had communist governments before the 1990s

The collapse of Communism changed East-West relations for ever. 共产主义在东欧的瓦解永久性地改变了东方集团与西方集团之间的关系。

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also East uk /iːst/ us /iːst/ written abbreviation E

A2 in or forming the east part of something

Cambridge is in East Anglia. 剑桥位于东英格兰。
The east wall of the mosque is covered with a beautiful mosaic. 清真寺的整面东墙上是一幅漂亮的镶嵌画。
east wind

a wind coming from the east


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also East uk /iːst/ us /iːst/ written abbreviation E

A2 towards the east

We'll drive east for a few more miles, then turn south. 我们再向东开几公里,然后转弯向南。
They were the first people to travel east of the mountains (= into the area beyond and to the east of the mountains). 他们是第一批到此山脉以东地区旅游的游客。
We walked due (= directly) east for two kilometres. 我们向正东方向走了两公里。
The garden faces east, so we'll get the morning sun. 花园朝东,所以上午我们可以享受到阳光。

(Translation of “east” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)