a group of languages belonging to the Nilo-Saharan family, spoken in eastern and central Africa and including the Nilotic languages.
noun 1. See under (def 2). [threys] /θreɪs/ noun 1. an ancient region of varying extent in the E part of the Balkan Peninsula: later a Roman province; now in Bulgaria, Turkey, and Greece. 2. a modern region corresponding to the S part of the Roman province: now divided between Greece (Western Thrace) and Turkey […]
noun 1. See under . noun 1. the civil time officially adopted for a country or region, usually the civil time of some specific meridian lying within the region. The standard time zones in the U.S. (Atlantic time, Eastern time, Central time, Mountain time, Pacific time, Yukon time, Alaska-Hawaii time, and Bering time) use the […]
- Eastern townships
noun 1. an area of central Canada, in S Quebec: consists of 11 townships south of the St Lawrence
- Eastern tradition
noun 1. any of the philosophies and teachings that derive from Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, and other spiritual traditions of the East