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East

Definition of east:

part of speech: adverb

In the direction of the sunrise: East, the Orient or far East, as the countries of Asia; eastern part of the United States.

part of speech: noun

Quarter of the heavens where the sun rises; region lying to the east.

part of speech: noun

That part of the heavens where the sun first shines or rises: one of the four cardinal points of the compass: the countries to the east of Europe.

part of speech: adjective

Coming from the direction of the sunrise; lying on the right hand when one faces the north.

part of speech: noun

That part of the heavens where the sun is seen to rise; one of the four points of the compass; the part of the earth lying toward the sunrise.

part of speech: noun

At or from the east.

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