the east

noun

variants or the East
1
: regions or countries east of a certain point
2
: the eastern part of the U.S.
This summer has been unusually hot in the East.
3
: the countries of Asia (such as Japan, China, and Korea)

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“The east.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20east. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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