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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 east·ern /ˈistɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 East·ern a.
 1. Situated or dwelling in the east; oriental; as, an eastern gate; Eastern countries.
    Eastern churches first did Christ embrace.   --Stirling.
 2. Going toward the east, or in the direction of east; as, an eastern voyage.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: lying toward or situated in the east; "the eastern end of
             the island"
      2: of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United
         States; "the Eastern establishment" [ant: western]
      3: lying in or toward the east; "the east side of NY"; "eastern
         cities" [syn: easterly]
      4: relating to or characteristic of regions of eastern parts of
         the world; "the Eastern Hemisphere"; "Eastern Europe";
         "the Eastern religions" [ant: western]
      5: from the east; used especially of winds; "an east wind";
         "the winds are easterly" [syn: easterly]