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east
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 6
1. Toward the rising sun; or toward the point where the sun rises when in the equinoctial; as, the east gate; the east border; the east side; the east wind is a wind that blows from the east.
3. Eastward.
Part of Speech: noun
1. The point in the heavens where the sun is seen to rise at the equinox, or the corresponding point on the earth.
2. Formerly, the part of the United States east of the Alleghany Mountains, esp. the Eastern, or New England, States; now, commonly, the whole region east of the Mississippi River, esp. that which is north of Maryland and the Ohio River; -- usually with the definite article; as, the commerce of the East is not independent of the agriculture of the West.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To move toward the east; to veer from the north or south toward the east; to orientate.
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