east east  /ˈist/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
  2. (n) the countries of Asia
  3. (n) the region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River
  4. (n) the direction corresponding to the eastward cardinal compass point
  5. (n) a location in the eastern part of a country, region, or city
  6. (adj) situated in or facing or moving toward the east
  7. (adv) to, toward, or in the east

Usage(s):

  1. Some in the east cherish the old ways without quite wishing them back.
  2. Near the East German village of Wandlitz, nine miles to the east of Berlin, is a most unusual settlement.
  3. We have this same spirit now in the east.

News

  1. East Tennessee St. hires Torbush to lead program

    East Tennessee St. hires Torbush to lead program
    on June 23, 2013     Source: CBS Sports

  2. East Harlem "Play Street" Event Aims To Reduce Gang Violence

    East 110th Street was transformed into a "play street" Saturday open to all community members, an event organizers said they held in response to the recent large-scale bust of street gangs in the area.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: NY1 News

  3. East Naples resident accused of pushing pregnant woman in stomach

    An East Naples woman faces an aggravated battery charge after she was accused of pushing a neighbor, who is seven months pregnant, in the stomach.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Naples Daily News

Quotes

  1. "I deeply regret my comments I made last week regarding the Israelis and the Palestinians," Thomas said in a statement Monday. "They do not reflect my heart-felt belief that pace will come to the Middle East only when all parties recognize...
    on Jun 7, 2010 By: Helen Thomas Source: Washington Post

  2. "New construction in East Jerusalem and the West Bank undermines that mutual trust and endangers the proximity talks that are the first step towards the full negotiations that both sides say want and need. And it exposes daylight between Israel and...
    on Mar 23, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Asia Times Online

  3. "And [the new US Middle East envoy] George Mitchell is somebody of enormous stature. He is one of the few people who have international experience brokering peace deals. And so what I told him is start by listening, because all too often the United...
    on Jan 27, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

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