Part of speech: adjective

Of, pertaining to, or being in the East; Oriental.

Part of speech: adjective

Moving to or from the east; easterly.

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Usage examples "eastern":

  1. In fact I do not fear anything like war in that direction; but I do have an intense feeling of responsibility about telling my readers the plain and simple truth that the whole Far Eastern world hates Japan. - "Flash-lights from the Seven Seas", William L. Stidger Commentator: Bishop Francis J. McConnell.
  2. We wished also to pass through the large Tagalese village, Binangonan de Lampon, which is to be found, isolated and hidden, at the foot of the eastern mountains, in the midst of the savages. - "Adventures in the Philippine Islands", Paul P. de La Gironière.
  3. The news of the Austrians' surrender was the most important that had come from the eastern front in weeks. - "America's War for Humanity", Thomas Herbert Russell.