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Eastern Roman Empire

  

      n   the eastern of the two empires created by the division of the Roman Empire in 395 a.d  
   See also       Byzantine Empire  
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eastern  
      adj  
1    situated in or towards the east  
2    facing or moving towards the east  


Eastern Cape  
      n   a province of S South Africa; formed in 1994 from part of the former Cape Province: service industries, agriculture, and mining. Capital: Bisho. Pop.: 6481300 (1995 est.). Area: 169600 sq. km (65483 sq. miles)  
Eastern Church  
      n  
1    any of the Christian Churches of the former Byzantine Empire  
2    any Church owing allegiance to the Orthodox Church and in communion with the Greek patriarchal see of Constantinople  
3    any Church, including Uniat Churches, having Eastern forms of liturgy and institutions  
Eastern Ghats  
      pl n   a mountain range in S India, parallel to the Bay of Bengal: united with the Western Ghats by the Nilgiri Hills; forms the E margin of the Deccan plateau  
eastern hemisphere  
      n   often caps  
1    that half of the globe containing Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia, lying east of the Greenwich meridian  
2    the lands in this, esp. Asia  
Eastern Orthodox Church  
      n      another name for the       Orthodox Church  
Eastern rite  
      n   the rite and liturgy of an Eastern Church or of a Uniat Church  
Eastern Roman Empire  
      n   the eastern of the two empires created by the division of the Roman Empire in 395 a.d  
   See also       Byzantine Empire  
Eastern Standard Time  
      n   one of the standard times used in North America, five hours behind Greenwich Mean Time,   (Abbrev.)    EST  
Eastern Townships  
      n   an area of central Canada, in S Quebec: consists of 11 townships south of the St Lawrence  

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