in or into New England, esp. Maine
countries of E Asia, including China, Japan, North & South Korea, and Mongolia
the easternmost point of New Guinea, on Milne Bay
→ the East End
→ the Korean name for Sea of Japan
→ the East Side
city in SE Ontario, Canada: part of metropolitan Toronto : pop. 108,000
The Far East is used to refer to all the countries of Eastern Asia, including China, Japan, North and South Korea, and Indochina .
The Near East is the same as the → Middle East .
any area lying in or towards the east
a region of Africa comprising Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania
a region of E England south of the Wash : consists of Norfolk and Suffolk, and parts of Essex and Cambridgeshire
the part of the former Indian province of Bengal assigned to Pakistan in 1947 (now Bangladesh )
(formerly) the part of Berlin under East German control
a native or inhabitant of the East End of London
the part of Europe, and the countries it contains, lying in the east, esp to the east of the former Iron Curtain
facing towards the east
East German means relating to or belonging to the former German Democratic Republic, or to its people, language, or culture .
an immigrant to the countries of the Caribbean (West Indies ) who is of Indian origin ; an Asian West Indian
the Malay Archipelago, including or excluding the Philippines
a port in S South Africa, in S Eastern Cape province . Pop: 135 560 (2001)
city in NE N. J ., adjoining Newark : pop. 70,000
former division of Yorkshire county, England, now mostly in Humberside
strait in SE N. Y ., connecting Long Island Sound and Upper New York Bay and separating Manhattan Island from Long Island: 16 mi (25.7 km) long
a county of SE England comprising part of the former county of Sussex : mainly undulating agricultural land, with the South Downs and seaside resorts in the south: Brighton and Hove became an independent unitary authority in 1997 but is part of the geographical and ceremonial county. Administrative centre: Lewes . Pop ( excluding Brighton and Hove): 496 100 (2003 est). Area (excluding Brighton and Hove): 1795 sq km (693 sq miles)
The Middle East is the area around the eastern Mediterranean that includes Iran and all the countries in Asia to the west and south-west of Iran.
The north-east is the direction which is halfway between north and east.
The south-east is the direction which is halfway between south and east.
a unitary authority in NW England. Administrative centre : Sandbach. Pop: 358 900 (2008 est). Area: 1160 sq km (448 sq miles)
of or relating to East Africa or its inhabitants
of or relating to East Anglia or its inhabitants
a council area of SW Scotland, comprising the E part of the historical county of Ayrshire : part of Strathclyde region from 1975 to 1996: chiefly agricultural. Administrative centre: Kilmarnock . Pop: 119 530 (2003 est). Area: 1252 sq km (483 sq miles)
of or relating to East Bengal ( now Bangladesh ) or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of the former East Berlin
→ another name for Eastern European
a province of W Belgium : low-lying, with reclaimed land in the northeast : textile industries . Capital: Ghent . Pop: 1 373 720 (2004 est). Area: 2979 sq km (1150 sq miles)
a subbranch of the Germanic languages: now extinct . The only member of which records survive is Gothic
a former republic in N central Europe: established in 1949 and declared a sovereign state by the Soviet Union in 1954; Communist regime replaced by a multiparty democracy in 1989; reunited with West Germany in 1990
suburb of Hartford, Conn., on the Connecticut River opposite Hartford: pop. 50,000
a town in W Scotland, in South Lanarkshire near Glasgow : designated a new town in 1947. Pop: 73 796 (2001)
city in SC Mich.: suburb of Lansing : pop. 47,000
a council area and historical county of E central Scotland, on the Firth of Forth and the North Sea: part of Lothian region from 1975 to 1996: chiefly agricultural. Administrative centre : Haddington. Pop: 91 090 (2003 est). Area: 678 sq km (262 sq miles)
part of Malaysia, consisting of the states of Sabah and Sarawak, which occupy the N part of the island of Borneo
former province of Pakistan : since 1971, the country of Bangladesh
a former province of NE Germany on the Baltic Sea: separated in 1919 from the rest of Germany by the Polish Corridor and Danzig : in 1945 Poland received the south part, the Soviet Union the north
of or relating to the former German province of East Prussia or its inhabitants
of or relating to East Timor or its inhabitants
the point on the compass or the direction midway between northeast and east, 67° 30′ clockwise from north
of or relating to East Pakistan ( now Bangladesh ) or its inhabitants