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Meaning of EAST in Hindi


    Meaning of EAST in English
    1. The point in the heavens where the sun is seen to rise at the equinox, or the corresponding point on the earth; that one of the four cardinal points of the compass which is in a direction at right angles to that of north and south, and which is toward the right hand of one who faces the north; the point directly opposite to the west.
    2. The eastern parts of the earth; the regions or countries which lie east of Europe; the orient. In this indefinite sense, the word is applied to Asia Minor, Syria, Chaldea, Persia, India, China, etc.; as, the riches of the East; the diamonds and pearls of the East; the kings of the East.
    3. Formerly, the part of the United States east of the Alleghany Mountains, esp. the Eastern, or New England, States; now, commonly, the whole region east of the Mississippi River, esp. that which is north of Maryland and the Ohio River;

    Examples and usage

    To better understand the meaning of EAST, certain examples of its usage are presented.
    Examples from famous English prose on the use of the word EAST
    1. "He did the Four-Point Spell again and found that he was going too far east."

       -  The word/phrase "east" was used by "J. K. Rowling" in "Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire".
    2. "Why they came east I don’t know."

       -  "F. Scott Fitzgerald" has used the east in the novel The Great Gatsby.
    3. "I inspected the public garden on the east side."

       -  To understand the meaning of east, please see the following usage by Vladimir Nabokov in Lolita.

    EAST has been recently used in news headlines. Please see the examples below.
    1. East india company army - economictimes.indiatimes.com
    2. Israel approves new east Jerusalem homes - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
    3. Shark attacks diver on Australia’s east coast - www.thehindu.com

    Usage of EAST: Examples from famous English Poetry
    1. "Our brains ache, in the merciless iced east winds that knife us . . ."
        - This term east was used by Wilfred Owen in the Poem Exposure.
    2. "Dawn massing in the east her melancholy army"
        - This term east was used by Wilfred Owen in the Poem Exposure.
    3. "Each flower has wept and bow'd toward the east"
        - This term east was used by Robert Herrick in the Poem Corinna's going a-Maying.

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