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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eastern  \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. 
  --Stirling. 
 
  2.  Going  toward  the  east,  or  in  the  direction  of  east;  as  an 
  eastern  voyage. 
 
  {Eastern  Church}.  See  {Greek  Church},  under  {Greek}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eastern 
  adj  1:  lying  toward  or  situated  in  the  east;  "the  eastern  end  of 
  the  island" 
  2:  of  or  characteristic  of  eastern  regions  of  the  United 
  States;  "the  Eastern  establishment"  [ant:  {western}] 
  3:  lying  in  or  toward  the  east;  "the  east  side  of  NY";  "eastern 
  cities"  [syn:  {easterly}] 
  4:  relating  to  or  characteristic  of  regions  of  eastern  parts  of 
  the  world;  "the  Eastern  Hemisphere";  "Eastern  Europe"; 
  "the  Eastern  religions"  [ant:  {western}] 
  5:  from  the  east;  used  especially  of  winds;  "an  east  wind"; 
  "the  winds  are  easterly"  [syn:  {easterly}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Eastern,  KY 
  Zip  code(s):  41622 




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