Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of EASTERN

Pronunciation:  'eesturn

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  from the east; used especially of winds; "an east wind"; "the winds are easterly"
  2. [adj]  lying in or toward the east; "the east side of NY"; "eastern cities"
  3. [adj]  lying toward or situated in the east; "the eastern end of the island"
  4. [adj]  relating to or characteristic of regions of eastern parts of the world; "the Eastern Hemisphere"; "Eastern Europe"; "the Eastern religions"
  5. [adj]  of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States; "the Eastern establishment"

EASTERN is a 7 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: Asian, east, east-central, easterly, mid-Atlantic, middle Atlantic, northeastern, orient, oriental, southeastern
 Antonyms: western



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\East"ern\, a. [AS. e['a]stern.]
1. Situated or dwelling in the east; oriental; as, an eastern
   gate; Eastern countries.

         Eastern churches first did Christ embrace.

2. Going toward the east, or in the direction of east; as, an
   eastern voyage.

{Eastern Church}. See {Greek Church}, under {Greek}.