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Part of speech: Noun

That part of the heavens where the sun is seen to rise; one of the four points of the compass; the part of the earth lying toward the sunrise.

Part of speech: Adjective

Coming from the direction of the sunrise; lying on the right hand when one faces the north.

Part of speech: Adverb

In the direction of the sunrise: East, the Orient or far East, as the countries of Asia; eastern part of the United States.

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