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noun [uncountable] east pronunciation in American English /ist/
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  1. 1
    the direction that is in front of you when you are facing the rising sun, and is usually at the right on a map
    driving from east to west
    1. a.

      the east

      the part of a country, region, or place that is in the east
      They live in the east of the city.
      Most of the region’s forests are in the east.

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