back East

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back east

Definition of back East

US, informal

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

Word by Word Definitions

backplay
  1. :  the rear part of the human body especially from the neck to the end of the spine

    :  the body considered as the wearer of clothes

    :  capacity for labor, effort, or endurance

  1. :  to, toward, or at the rear

    :  in or into the past :  backward in time

    :  ago

  1. :  being at or in the back

    :  distant from a central or main area

    :  articulated at or toward the back of the oral passage :  formed deep within the mouth

  1. :  to support by material or moral assistance

    :  substantiate

    :  to assume financial responsibility for

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  1. :  to, toward, or in the east

  1. :  situated toward or at the east

    :  coming from the east

  1. :  the general direction of sunrise :  the direction toward the right of one facing north

    :  the compass point directly opposite to west

    :  regions lying to the east of a specified or implied point of orientation


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