- Situated or dwelling in the east; oriental; as, an eastern
gate; Eastern countries.
Eastern churches first did Christ embrace. --Stirling. [1913 Webster]
2. Going toward the east, or in the direction of east; as, an eastern voyage. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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