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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.
any of several other snakes, as of the genus Calliophis, of Asia, having red markings.
any venomous elapid snake of the genus Micrurus and related genera, of tropical and subtropical America, marked with red, black, yellow, and white transverse bands
any of various other brightly coloured elapid snakes of Africa and SE Asia
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
noun 1. . noun 1. the eastern part of the Roman Empire, especially after the division in a.d. 395, having its capital at Constantinople: survived the fall of the Western Roman Empire in a.d. 476. noun 1. the eastern of the two empires created by the division of the Roman Empire in 395 ad See […]
- Eastern establishment
The elite universities and financial institutions of major cities in the northeastern United States. These institutions, by virtue of their long-standing economic and social dominance, are often believed to exert an influence out of proportion to their size. In American politics, the Eastern Establishment often takes a liberal Republican stand. (See also Ivy League, Madison […]