back East

idiom
variants: or back east

Definition of back East

US, informal
: in or toward the eastern part of a country or region She attended college back East.

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“Back East.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/back%20East. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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