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also East·ern·er  (ē′stər-nər)
A native or inhabitant of the east, especially the eastern United States.


(Sociology) (sometimes not capital) a native or inhabitant of the east of any specified region, esp of the Orient or of the eastern states of the US


(ˈi stər nər)

n. (often cap.)
a native or inhabitant of an eastern area, esp. the eastern U.S.
[1830–40, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.easterner - an inhabitant of an eastern area; especially of the U.S.
denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, indweller - a person who inhabits a particular place


[ˈiːstənəʳ] N (esp US) → habitante mf del este


n (esp US) → Oststaatler(in) m(f); he’s an easternerer kommt aus dem Osten


[ˈiːstənəʳ] noriginario/a della parte orientale del paese
References in classic literature ?
The inscription upon it is, `To a United Country.' But as an Easterner stands there, he feels the isolation of that Far Western State, and he will always feel it, until he can talk from one side of the United States to the other.
It was quite the custom, after dinner, for many of the better classes of society, especially when entertaining curious Easterners, to spend an hour or several in motoring from dance-hall to dance-hall and cheap cabaret to cheap cabaret.
"You young Easterners," he said, "are a mile-and-a-half too good for this country, and you don't catch on to our play.
THE average North Easterner will be struck with a "heart health wake-up call" at 50, a new survey has revealed.
He's been offered the chance to advertise laxatives, or do a film funded by a wealthy Middle Easterner. Which should he choose?
"In this way, all here are the same, whether rich or poor, educated or uneducated, Easterner or Westerner, believer or non-believer, and within believers whether Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and so on.
The Loudoun Easterner, a free weekly in Ashburn, Va., has suspended publication after publishing continuously for 41 years.
LANTERNS ON THE PRAIRIE: THE BLACKFEET PHOTOGRAPHS OF WALTER MCCLINTOCK presents Walter McClintock's photos, surveying the works of an 1896 easterner who arrived on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation and found himself a chronicler of Plains Indian life.
Though the America's Cup is in disarray, at least one US-based company is carrying on the event's earlier, more noble tradition--America's Cup Charters in Newport; Rhode Island, is celebrating 50 years of 12-metre racing, The company has added Easterner and Enterprise to its already impressive fleet of thoroughbred 12-metre yachts, which includes Weatherly, Nefertiti, American Eagle, Intrepid and Freedom.
The young adopted daughter of a Mormon family has lived within the red walls of a canyon all her life; she longs to explore beyond, and when she becomes the canyon guide for a young Easterner, she just might have the opportunity.
But I never expected to do so in front of a Middle Easterner who described himself as an Islamist.
A Sikh, mistaken for a Middle Easterner because of his beard and turban, was killed.