Meaning of EAST in English

EAST

n.

Pronunciation: ' ē st

Function: adverb

Etymology: Middle English est, from Old English ē ast; akin to Old High German ō star to the east, Latin aurora dawn, Greek ē ō s, he ō s

Date: before 12th century

: to, toward, or in the east

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