a province of S South Africa; formed in 1994 from the E part of the former Cape Province: service industries, agriculture, and mining. Capital: Bhisho (formerly Bisho). Pop: 7 088 547 (2004 est). Area: 169 600 sq km (65 483 sq miles) Also called Eastern Province
noun 1. any of the churches originating in countries formerly part of the Eastern Roman Empire, observing an Eastern rite and adhering to the Niceno-Constantinopolitan Creed; Byzantine Church. 2. (def 2). noun 1. any of the Christian Churches of the former Byzantine Empire 2. any Church owing allegiance to the Orthodox Church and in communion […]
noun 1. See under . noun 1. any of numerous venomous elapid snakes, found chiefly in the New World tropics, as Micrurus fulvius (eastern coral snake) of the southeastern U.S., often brilliantly marked with bands of red, yellow, and black. 2. any of several other snakes, as of the genus Calliophis, of Asia, having red […]
noun 1. an extremely venomous diamondback rattlesnake, Crotalus adamanteus, of the southeastern U.S.
[ee-ster-ner] /ˈi stər nər/ noun, (often initial capital letter) 1. a native or inhabitant of an area, especially of the U.S. /ˈiːstənə/ noun 1. (sometimes not capital) a native or inhabitant of the east of any specified region, esp of the Orient or of the eastern states of the US