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  • adj. of or relating to the eastern seaboard of the United States.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the eastern seaboard of the United States (especially the strip between Boston and Washington D.C.)


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  • In the end, I guess Anderson found me not too offensive for an East Coast Establishment baby-killer, so he scheduled me for an interview the next week with RNC Chairman Haley Barbour.

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  • The East Coast is rarely called the Right Coast; its only synonym is the Eastern Seaboard, as in “We ought to saw off the Eastern Seaboard and float it out to sea,” 1960s hyperbole attributed to Senator Barry Goldwater of Arizona, who considered the Rockefeller-Dewey Northeast to be a hotbed of liberalism.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • During the summer of 2004, as Bush campaigned for a second term, the outlines of what seemed to be another wave of serious al-Qaeda attacks on the East Coast appeared, this one linked to an al-Qaeda operative, Dhiren Barot.

    The Longest War

  • Janice is the director of marketing at an East Coast home-products company.

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  • When East Coast corporate leaders traveled to PARC, they noted disapprovingly the beanbag chairs, the endless volleyball games, and the laid-back management style of Bob Taylor.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • But the first thing that leaped to mind for any ultraconservative Christian Republican who received the call was “Steve Forbes is a wealthy, elite East Coast leather-boy homosexual deviant!”

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  • A small group of warships separately stationed on the East Coast was known as the Atlantic Squadron.


  • It was nearly eleven, East Coast time, but there was still plenty of nighttime traffic cruising down Fairmount Avenue.


  • So suddenly, to any moderate East Coast Republican, I represented the Southern Insurgency.

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  • There were two physical experimenters: me in Tucson and the other scientist who was on the East Coast and whom I will call Dr. Ortega.

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