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Meaning of "east, East" in Essential American English Dictionary

east, East

noun [no plural] /ist/
A2 the direction that you face to see the sun rise: Which way is east?
the east
A2 the part of an area that is farther toward the east than the rest: It rains less in the east of the region.
east, East adjective
A2 the east side of the city the East China Sea
east adverb
A2 They sailed east.
Translations of “east, East”
in Russian восток…
in Turkish doğu…
in Polish wschód…
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