Definition of eastern
- an eastern wind
They live in the eastern part of the state.
the eastern shore of the river
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
: located toward the east
Eastern : of or relating to the countries of Asia
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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