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1 east /ˈiːst/ noun
1 east
/ˈiːst/
noun
Learner's definition of EAST
[noncount] : the direction where the sun rises : the direction that is the opposite of west
the east or the East : regions or countries east of a certain point: such as
: the eastern part of the U.S.
: the countries of Asia (such as Japan, China, and Korea) see also far east, middle east
2 east /ˈiːst/ adjective
2 east
/ˈiːst/
adjective
Learner's definition of EAST
always used before a noun
3 east /ˈiːst/ adverb
3 east
/ˈiːst/
adverb
Learner's definition of EAST
: to or toward the east

back East

US, informal or back east
: in or toward the eastern part of a country or region
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