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east the direction in front of a person facing the rising sun. [7 definitions]
East Berlin formerly, the capital of East Germany.
eastbound going toward the east.
East China Sea an extension of the North Pacific between China, Korea, and Japan.
East Coast the easternmost part of the United States, consisting of the states along the Atlantic coast, often esp. the region stretching from Maine to Washington D.C.
Easter a yearly Christian festival that is held on the first Sunday after the first full moon following the spring equinox, to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. [2 definitions]
Easter bunny in folklore, a rabbit that brings Easter eggs, candy, presents, or the like for children for Easter; Easter rabbit.
Easter egg a decorated or colored egg used as a gift or ornament on Easter. [2 definitions]
Easter lily any of various white-flowered lilies that are artificially brought into bloom for Easter Sunday, used esp. to decorate the altars of Christian churches on Easter.
easterly of, relating to, or toward the east. [3 definitions]
eastern situated in, directed towards, coming from, or relating to the east. [2 definitions]
Eastern Church any or all of the Christian churches originating in the Eastern Roman Empire. [2 definitions]
easterner (often cap.) a native or inhabitant of an eastern area or region.
Eastern Hemisphere the half of the earth that contains Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia.
easternize to spread eastern customs, traditions, or values to.
easternmost farthest east.
Eastern Orthodox Church the modern group of Christian churches, such as the Russian and Greek Orthodox, that originated in the Eastern Roman Empire.
Eastern Roman Empire the eastern division of the Roman Empire, comprising the Turkish peninsula and part of southeastern Europe, esp. from 395 to 476 A.D., after which it is called the Byzantine Empire. (Cf. Western Roman Empire.)
Eastern Standard Time the standard time used in the eastern region of the United States, five hours behind Greenwich time.
Easter rabbit see Easter bunny.
Eastertide the season of or period following Easter.