Definition of East

In the absence of other words qualifying its meaning, the word “east” describing boundaries means due east. Livingston Oil & Gas Co. v. Shasta Oil Co., Tex.Civ.App., 114 S.W.2d 378, 381. The general direction of sunrise. Point directly opposite to west. See also Easterly.

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