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Eastern United States   /ˈistərn junˈaɪtəd steɪts/   Listen
Eastern United States

noun
1.
The region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River.  Synonym: East.



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"Eastern United States" Quotes from Famous Books



... for the Columbia River tribes is derived chiefly from the account of the journey of Lewis and Clarke in 1803-'05, long before which period radical changes of location had taken place among the tribes of the eastern United States. Again, not only are the periods represented by the different sections of the map not synchronous, but only in the case of a few of the linguistic families, and these usually the smaller ones, is it possible ...
— Indian Linguistic Families Of America, North Of Mexico • John Wesley Powell

... Edible.—This species is distributed through the Eastern United States and sometimes is very abundant. It occurs from July to October about the bases of old stumps, dead trees, or from underground roots. It is one of the large species, the cap being 15—20 cm. broad, the stem 12—20 cm. long, and 8—12 ...
— Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc. • George Francis Atkinson

... part of the coal in the eastern United States was formed during the Carboniferous period. That part of our country was then low and swampy; but the West, which is now an elevated area of mountains and plateaus, was at that time ...
— The Western United States - A Geographical Reader • Harold Wellman Fairbanks

... more about the kind of life lived by that tribe than by any other one thing. When the poles were banked up with earth the house was called an earth lodge. If thatched with brush and grass, a wickiup. In the eastern United States, where huts were covered with bark, they were generally called wigwams. In the desert, if the house was built of sticks and earth or brush, it was called a hogan, and if of earth made into rude bricks, ...
— The Trail Book • Mary Austin et al

... trick—answering one question with another," he said, still following his line of conjecture; "it was invented by the original Yankee philosopher, a person named Socrates. I like it after everything—I'm an American. I'm one of those rare birds in the Eastern United States, a ...
— The House of Mystery • William Henry Irwin

... of the season, and perhaps the commonest of its interesting tribe in the eastern United States, at least, bears flowers that, however insignificant in size, are marvellous pieces of mechanism, to which such men as Charles Darwin and Asa Gray have devoted hours of study and, these two men ...
— Wild Flowers Worth Knowing • Neltje Blanchan et al



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