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  • n. Plural form of easterner.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • When speaking about social differences between the east and west of the city of Berlin, arts adminsistrator Alfons Hug bluntly called the easterners "a bit backward."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • But I was sometimes moved to recall, thinking on those difficult years, the well-known conflicts within the respective German foreign offices of the Kaiser's time as well as during the later Weimar period between the so-called "easterners" and "westerners"; and to reflect that after the deaths of Charles Bohlen and Llewellyn Thompson, I was probably the last of the "easterners" that the State Department of those years ever tolerated.

    A Letter on Germany

  • Failure of "easterners" to realize that the Western Front was

    Experiences of a Dug-out, 1914-1918

  • But with all the more recent genetic studies it seems pretty clear that the Ainu and the Andaman Islanders are part of a broader swath of "easterners" who swept out of Africa (in fact, there are Y chromosomal haplogroups which the Ainu share with Andaman Islanders).

    Gene Expression

  • "easterners" who think NE stops at Lincoln what we are about.

    Grand Island Independent Home RSS

  • "easterners" or worse yet "californians," who are part time residents, should have any say in the politics regarding public lands, monuments, etc., yet these are the very things tourist come for and are quite passionate about.

    World Hum

  • On the other side of town is an after-school youth club called Ossi – a reference to both a Soviet author named Nikolai Ostrowski, and the national colloquialism for easterners.

    Quiet epitaph to industry: a typical East German town

  • Transplanted easterners with a classic Virginica pear shape and a relatively shallow shell, they are praised for their richness and mouthfeel, and were sweet, fleshy, and vibrant, even when shucked right on the beach in the midday heat.

    The American Oyster Paradise

  • "The easterners are exterminating everything in front of them," said Mr. Omar, 42 years old, dressed in pajama pants and a polo shirt.

    Libyans Flee Loyalist City

  • In essence, we need to move away from tribalism and nepotism; there is nothing wrong in having two southerners, northerners, easterners, two women -- or whatever combination of tribes as President and Vice President -- if they can do the job effectively.

    Kathleen Hale: "I Am Not the Image of a Typical Change Maker": An Interview With One Young World Ambassador Ajarat Bada


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