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 masculinethe east — el este
- the East — el Este
- 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 prime meridian is the line that separates geographic east from west on the globe.
- The other three main rooms were on the other side of the upstairs hallway, to the east of it.
- It connects the castle and its adjoining Katsuyama Park with the city's traditional retail district to the east.
- When that happens, the Sun is rising due east, setting due west, and daylight lasts as long as night.
- We are looking due south right now, and you can see how the clouds are wisping up towards the north and towards the east.
- Subduction also takes place to the east of the South Sandwich Islands, which are found in the South Atlantic.
- Government forces look set to retake rebel-held towns in the east.
- We had hoped, from Pevek, to reach Cape Schmidt, another loss-making gold town to the east.
- There is a trail beginning just to the east of the mini-rail.
- John Bell came into town from the east with the sun behind him.
- You know, Mojave is north and to the east of Los Angeles.
- The mountain was actually directly to the east of Torat, which was an island.
- The vegetables sold in the capital are hauled in from farmlands that surround the city and from Nangarhar province to 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.
- The new bridge will be built to the east of the home.
- Well, the devastation to the east of Mississippi is mind-blowing.
- 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.
- 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.
- Often when I've finished my errands and am heading home I drive through the park just to the east of our townhouse.
- For example, populations in the wetter regions west of the Rocky Mountains are different than those in drier regions 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.
1.2(region)the east — el este
- the East — el este
- a town in the east of England — una ciudad del este / en el este de Inglaterra
2the East — Politics History (the Communist bloc) el Este
- 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 masculine
1(invariable adjective) esteorientaleast winds — vientos del este masculine
- 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 los estados del Este
- Less than an hour's drive east near the coast, and you can see what rail is up against.
- The Balkan peninsula lies east of Italy and west of Turkey and the Black Sea.
- Furthermore, only 600 Chinese ships will be able to fish east of the line at one time.
- We stood in the street looking east at the smoke.
- Operation Steel Curtain that we've been telling you about all week, now having secured the city of Husaybah, is moving east to the town of Karabala.
- I have seen it happen more than once that a long line of vehicles heading east and west will form when they have to stop at knock off hour.
- Inside, the statue sits in the west facing east because it is an Amitabha, Buddha of the Western Paradise.
- The squall line was rapidly moving east and I had to come up with another plan quickly.
- For many New Yorkers and tourists, Avenue A is a boundary line, east of which they will not cross.
- The corridor begins ~ 4.5 km east of Bloomington and runs east past Nashville.
- Our friend who moved to California in May for a new job has quit the job and headed back east.
- The craft was moving fairly slow coming from the west and heading east.
- He leveled off on the top of the clouds at 4500 feet and headed due east.
- And he lies facing east anticipating a resurrection towards the rising sun, which is a symbol of Christ.
- Rough weather tends to follow my travels east into Louisiana.
- She pointed to the back window, which faced east.
- It cleared the fence and flew east, towards the rising white sun, its long legs trailing like ribbons.
- In the new location, the portal was turned 180 degrees since the present church faces east, while its predecessor faced west.
- A tear falls down her cheek and Faramir says he will get her a window looking east.
- Eventually, the papers would get caught up by the wind and carried east, away from us.
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