Definition of 'eastern'
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Widespread rain is predicted for eastern parts from Thursday. The Sun (2016)On Tuesday the frontal rain in the north is likely to slide southwards, drawing down colder air for a time over northern and eastern parts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As for the rest of the month, the weather is likely to be changeable, with warmer spells expected especially in southern and eastern parts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some of the speakers were aimed at the eastern part of the city. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It has pledged to spend that diversifying into other parts of the eastern hemisphere. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In the more rugged eastern part of the region it is a different story. Umbria - the green heart of Italy (1989)Expect the fine weather to return across many southern and eastern areas. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Bridges and roads were impassable in many eastern and southern areas. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He had come from the remotest eastern region of Kazakhstan. Somewhere East of Life (1994)This eastern part of the island is known as Avalon. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)In some central and eastern parts, rivers burst their banks. The Sun (2010)The same was true of many an old Eastern hand. JOSIAH THE GREAT: The True Story of The Man Who Would Be King (2004)It has been a similar story in Canada with blistering heat and drought in central and eastern parts. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Looking ahead, this week seems to have more of a summery feel especially across southern and eastern parts. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They were once found almost exclusively in northern and western uplands, but have now spread to farmland in eastern parts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He claimed that in the next few weeks his troops will also recapture southern oilfields as well as the eastern city of Benghazi. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Friday finally saw a jump in temperature across central and eastern parts of the UK. Times, Sunday Times (2013)All around the city 's eastern suburbs, reinforcements are being brought in. Times, Sunday Times (2012)While eastern parts were overcast on Monday, northwestern areas enjoyed warmth and sunshine. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Tomorrow and Tuesday more of us will catch showers, although some eastern parts may miss out. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Also part of eastern Asia were the islands of Japan. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)But together the peoples of the western and eastern regions constituted no more than half of Nigeria's total population. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)After years of civil war the eastern region of the Congo is the domain of former rebel leaders, corrupt local officials and militia groups. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'eastern'
British English: eastern /ˈiːstən/ ADJECTIVE
Eastern means in or from the east of a region or country.
- American English: eastern
- Arabic: شَرْقِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: oriental
- Chinese: 东方的
- Croatian: istočan
- Czech: východní
- Danish: østlig
- Dutch: oostelijk
- European Spanish: oriental Este
- Finnish: itäinen
- French: oriental
- German: östlich
- Greek: ανατολικός
- Italian: orientale
- Japanese: 東の
- Korean: 동쪽의
- Norwegian: østlig
- Polish: wschodni
- European Portuguese: oriental
- Romanian: estic
- Russian: восточный
- Spanish: oriental
- Swedish: östra
- Thai: เกี่ยวกับทิศตะวันออก
- Turkish: doğu
- Ukrainian: східний
- Vietnamese: phía đông
Definition of eastern from the Collins English Dictionary
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