Meaning of EAST in English
abbreviation E [adjective], [adverb] [not gradable]Cambridge is in East Anglia.The East wall of the mosque is covered with a beautiful mosaic.An east wind is a wind coming from the east.In the US, the East Coast is the part of the country near the Atlantic Ocean, including cities such as New York, Boston and Philadelphia.In Britain, the East End is an area in the east of London and an East Ender is a person who lives or was born in this part of London.
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012