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Definition of Eastern

  • Situated or dwelling in the east; oriental; as, an eastern gate; Eastern countries.
  • Going toward the east, or in the direction of east; as, an eastern voyage.
  • relating to or characteristic of regions of eastern parts of the world
  • of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States

How to use eastern in a sentence. Eastern pronunciation.

There was nothing doing in the district-no mining-no milling -no productive effort-no income-and not enough money in the entire camp to buy a corner lot in an eastern village, hardly; and yet a stranger would have supposed he was walking among bloated millionaires.
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Half beside herself with anxiety about those fields lying at the eastern end of the valley, she now lifted her hands heavenward, and wringing them in terror, cried: 'Dear Father in heaven, what art thou doing?
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Mrs. Baker (relict, it was understood, of a military officer who had fallen in Eastern warfare) behaved to the young ladies with much friendliness.
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You still are great, and have, when all is done, A fine old Eastern smack, majestic One.
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After seventeen days of battle and siege, you were rewarded by the surrender of nearly 24,000 prisoners, 12,000 being those in your immediate front, the others scattered in the various towns of eastern Cuba, freeing completely the eastern part of the island from Spanish troops.
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On the 14th another interview took place, during which General Toral agreed to surrender, upon the basis of his army, the 4th Army Corps, being returned to Spain, the capitulation embracing all of Eastern Cuba, east of a line passing from Aserraderos, on the south, to Sagua de Tanamo, on the north, via Palma, Soriano.
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They were Germans, belonging to the Archbishopric of Salzburg, then the most eastern district of Bavaria, but now a province of Austria.
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In the following small selection of aphorisms, a considerable proportion are drawn from Eastern literature.
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Several of them were barbarians who had risen from the lowest rank merely by military prowess; and who, half maddened by their sudden elevation, added to their native ignorance and brutality the pride, cunning, and cruelty of an Eastern Sultan.
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Among all the Eastern nations men had appeared, from time to time, to whom the things seen were but a passing phantom, the things unseen the only true and eternal realities; who, tormented alike by the awfulness of the infinite unknown, and by the petty cares and low passions of the finite mortal life which they knew but too well, had determined to renounce the latter, that they might give themselves up to solving the riddle of the former; and be at peace; and free, at least, from the tyranny of their own selves.
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This phase of sight and feeling, so strange to us now, was common, nay, primaeval, among the Easterns.
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He saw his two pupils, between whom, at their father's death, the Roman Empire was divided into Eastern and Western, grow more and more incapable of governing.
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Moreover there were seen by him once two rods, which came down from the skies, and fell on the eastern and western lands.
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For from the setting of the sun till it had come again to the eastern horizon, he stood all night with hands uplift to heaven, neither soothed with sleep nor conquered by fatigue.
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All the Eastern nations had believed in Genii (Jinns), Fairies (Peris), and Devas, Divs, or devils.
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It was enough for them that the beasts prowled at night in those desert cities, which were, according to the opinions, not only of the Easterns, but of the Romans, the special haunt of ghouls, witches, and all uncanny things.
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The southern and eastern English seldom possess the vivid imagination of the Briton, the Northumbrian, and the Scot; while the rich lowlands of central, southern, and eastern England, well peopled and well tilled, offered few spots lonely enough for the hermit's cell.
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Whence, as early as the sixth century, if not the fifth, they, and their disciples of Iona and Scotland, derived their peculiar tonsure, their use of bells, their Eastern mode of keeping the Paschal feast, and other peculiarities, seemingly without the intervention of Rome, is a mystery still unsolved.
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It appears from this and many other passages, that extempore prayer was usual among these monks, as it was afterwards among the Puritans (who have copied them in so many other things), whenever a godly man visited them. {66a} Meletius, bishop of Lycopolis, was the author of an obscure schism calling itself the "Church of the Martyrs," which refused to communicate with the rest of the Eastern Church.
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This story-whatever belief we may give to its details-is one of many which make it tolerably certain that a large snake (Python) still lingered in Eastern Europe.
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Examples of Eastern

Example #1
Prospecting parties swarmed out of town with the first flush of dawn, and swarmed in again at nightfall laden with spoil-rocks.
Example #2
It was a beggars' revel.
Example #3
Thou knowest I cannot manage to pay for my boys at school, without the produce of those fields!
Example #4
The black masses rolled nearer and nearer, while the ominous rushing movement that precedes a storm, began to rock the sultry air, and the dreaded hail-stones fell with violence.
Example #5
They did not meet Mr. Vawdrey.
Example #6
On their return to London, the children passed from Miss. Morgan's care into that of Mrs. Baker, who kept house for the widower at Champion Hill; but Jessica did not wholly lose sight of them, and, at their request, she persuaded Nancy Lord to make an occasional call with her.