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east, eastern

Lowercase as a compass direction.

Other uses:
East (U.S. region)
East Coast (U.S. region)
East Coast home
east coast (non-U.S.)
Easterner (resident of U.S.)
back East

East Africa
East Asia (preferred to Far East, East)
Easterner (Asian is preferred)
Eastern Europe (political entity)
East European
Eastern Hemisphere, the hemisphere
Eastern Shore (in Maryland and Virginia, USA)
Russia's Far East, Russian Far East
Eastern-bloc countries
eastern seaboard, eastern states
Down East, Down Easter (Maine context)
Middle East, Mideast, Near East (see also Middle East)
East Asia