eastern definition

  • adjective:
    • operating out of, toward, or dealing with the eastern.
    • from the eastern: eastern breezes.
    • indigenous to or developing inside eastern.
    • Of, concerning, or characteristic of east regions or perhaps the East.
    • Of or relating to the Eastern Church.
    • Of or regarding the Eastern Orthodox Church.
    • Of, facing, positioned in, or related to the east
    • blowing from the eastern; easterly
    • oriental
    • Situated or dwelling within the east; oriental
    • Going toward the eastern, or in the course of east.
    • lying toward or positioned in the eastern
    • through the east; utilized specially of winds
    • of or characteristic of eastern areas of america
    • regarding or characteristic of elements of eastern parts of the world
    • lying in or toward the east
  • others:
    • Situated toward the eastern or regarding the component toward the eastern: as, the east side of a town or church; the east shore of a bay.
    • Going toward the eastern, or in the path of east: as, an eastern route.
    • Coming from the eastern; easterly.
    • Of or pertaining to the east; Oriental; becoming or happening in the eastern: as, eastern countries; east ways; an eastern trip.
  • noun:
    • someone residing or belonging to the east part of a country or region; particularly, one owned by among nations lying eastern of European countries; an Oriental.
    • [capitalized] A member of the orthodox Oriental or Greek Church: in contradistinction from a Latin or Western.

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