eastern
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Usage note
This word must begin with a capital letter in the senses shown in 2) and 3).
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (in or from the east)
a. este
My parents own a beach house along the eastern coast of the island.Mis padres tienen una casa de playa en la costa este de la isla.
b. del este
The eastern side of the house gets morning sun.La parte del este de la casa recibe el sol mañanero.
c. oriental
There are many universities in the eastern part of the state.Hay muchas universidades en la zona oriental del estado.
d. de levante
The east wind blows a lot in the summer.El viento de levante sopla mucho en verano.
2. (in or from Asia)
a. oriental
When the surgery didn't help her injuries, she turned to Eastern medicine.Cuando la cirugía no la ayudó con sus heridas, acudió a la medicina oriental.
3. (in or from the U.S. East)
a. del este de los Estados Unidos
The Eastern states are smaller than the Western states.Los estados del este de los Estados Unidos son más pequeños que los del oeste.
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eastern
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (region)
a. del este, oriental
2. (religion)
a. oriental
Eastern EuropeEuropa Oriental or del Este
Eastern Standard Timehora oficial en la costa este de los EEasternUU.
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eastern [ˈiːstən]
adjective
del este; oriental
the eastern part of the island la parte oriental or la parte este de la isla; the eastern coast la costa este or oriental; in eastern Spain en el este or al este de España; eastern religions religiones orientales
modifier
the Eastern bloc (n) (Hist) el bloque del Este
Eastern Europe (n) Europa (f) del Este; Europa (f) Oriental
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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eastern Europe
el este de Europa
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