eastern United States

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Noun1.eastern United States - the region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi Rivereastern United States - the region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River
southeastern United States, Southeast - the southeastern region of the United States
northeastern United States, Northeast - the northeastern region of the United States
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
East Coast - the eastern seaboard of the United States (especially the strip between Boston and Washington D.C.)
Appalachian Mountains, Appalachians - a mountain range in the eastern United States extending from Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico; a historic barrier to early westward expansion of the United States
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