In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(point of the compass, direction)este masculinothe east — el este
- (the Orient) the East — (el) Oriente
- it lies to the east of the city — está al este de la ciudad
- the wind is blowing from / is in the east — el viento sopla / viene del este / del Este
- east-northeast — estenoreste
- east-southeast — estesureste
- You would expect the higher amounts to be right here and just to the east of here.
- The new bridge will be built to the east of the home.
- The mountain was actually directly to the east of Torat, which was an island.
- Well, the devastation to the east of Mississippi is mind-blowing.
- We had hoped, from Pevek, to reach Cape Schmidt, another loss-making gold town to the east.
- The savings, though still dramatic, are not quite so big when it comes to the east of Scotland, where property prices are, of course, much higher.
- It connects the castle and its adjoining Katsuyama Park with the city's traditional retail district to the east.
- Roads in the north of the county, particularly to the east of the A1, were worst affected and some needed to be cleared by snow ploughs.
- From the patio where I work I have a view of the bay of Cassis and the beautiful cliffs that rise to the east of it.
- The prime meridian is the line that separates geographic east from west on the globe.
- We are looking due south right now, and you can see how the clouds are wisping up towards the north and towards the east.
- You know, Mojave is north and to the east of Los Angeles.
- There is a trail beginning just to the east of the mini-rail.
- Often when I've finished my errands and am heading home I drive through the park just to the east of our townhouse.
- The vegetables sold in the capital are hauled in from farmlands that surround the city and from Nangarhar province to the east.
- John Bell came into town from the east with the sun behind him.
- The other three main rooms were on the other side of the upstairs hallway, to the east of it.
- When that happens, the Sun is rising due east, setting due west, and daylight lasts as long as night.
- Government forces look set to retake rebel-held towns in the east.
- To the east of the road rise the lower slopes of a mountain range dominated by no less than seven Munros, the highest group of hills in Britain south of Tayside.
- Subduction also takes place to the east of the South Sandwich Islands, which are found in the South Atlantic.
- For example, populations in the wetter regions west of the Rocky Mountains are different than those in drier regions to the east.
1.2(region)the east — el este
- (the Orient) the East — (el) Oriente
- a town in the east of England — una ciudad del este / en el este de Inglaterra
(the Communist bloc)el Estethe East — (el) Oriente
- before noun East-West relations — las relaciones Este-Oeste
- Finally, the material plenty of the West appeared in sharp contrast to the depravity of the East.
- Hitler made it very clear that war in the East was to be like no other war fought by Germany.
3East(in bridge)Este masculino
1esteorientaleast winds — vientos del este
- the east wing/door — el ala/la puerta este
1al estethe house faces east — la casa da al / está orientada al este
- we took the train east — tomamos el tren hacia el este / en dirección este
- east of sth — al este de algo
- it is east of Dallas — está al este de Dallas
- (in US) back east — en el este
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