eastern eastern  /ˈi stərn/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) lying toward or situated in the east
  2. (adj) of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States
  3. (adj) lying in or toward the east
  4. (adj) relating to or characteristic of regions of eastern parts of the world
  5. (adj) from the east; used especially of winds

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Usage(s):

  1. Silicon Saxony One eastern German state is working hard to create an economic miracle of its own.
  2. The eastern burden has even affected Germany's foreign policy and other European countries' destinies.
  3. Divisions open up over how much western Europe should help the hard-hit eastern member states.

News

  1. South Eastern taxpayers get slight tax increase

    York, PA - Property owners will pay more to own land in the South Eastern School District. The school board Thursday adopted a 2013-14 budget of $48.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: York Daily Record

  2. Eastern State Penitentiary Hosts “Pets In Prison” Event

    From dogs and cats to pigs and horses, Eastern State Penitentiary housed a lot more creatures than just humans. The penitentiary has a new program that is teaching the public about the history of animals in prison.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: CBS Philadelphia

  3. Eastern Floral closing Northland Dr. store

    Eastern Floral President Bing Goei says the closure is part of new plan to increase sales and focus on improving its online sales.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WZZM 13 Grand Rapids

Quotes

  1. "Saying that the situation is the same for all central and eastern European states, I don't see that," said Merkel, adding "you cannot compare" the dire situation in Hungary with that of other countries.
    on Mar 1, 2009 By: Angela Merkel Source: ABC News

  2. "Let's be real about this and realistic about this, the idea that somehow 10 interceptors and a few radars in eastern Europe are going to threaten the Soviet strategic deterrent is purely ludicrous and everybody knows it," Rice told reporters...
    on Apr 26, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Forbes

  3. "We have pulled out all our heavy weapons from the European part of Russia to behind the Ural Mountains and cut our military by 300,000 men," Putin said. "And what about our partners? They are filling Eastern Europe with new weapons . . . We...
    on May 31, 2007 By: Vladimir Putin Source: The Herald

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