east

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east

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east

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none

  1. (uncountable) The east is a place that is closer to where the sun rises than another place.
    My parents live in the east.

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Preposition
east

  1. One of the four compass directions: 90º clockwise from north. The sun rises in the east.
    I drove east from Chicago.

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Directions (edit)

north - east - south - west

up - down | forward - backward | left - right