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east

3 adverb
     
Related topics: Geography
east3 written abbreviation E
1SG towards the east:
We drove east along Brooklyn Avenue.
east of
a small farming community 18 miles east of Paris
an east-facing bedroom
2

out east

to or in the countries in Asia, especially China and Japan:
The drug is being used all the time out east.

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