Definition of eastern adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    eastern

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈiːstən//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈiːstərn//
     
     
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  1. 1  (also Eastern) (abbreviation E) [only before noun] located in the east or facing east eastern Spain Eastern Europe the eastern slopes of the mountain
  2. 2  (also Eastern) connected with the part of the world that is to the east of Europe Eastern cookery
  3. Word Origin Old English ēasterne (as east, -ern).
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