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East Side

or Eastside

the eastern section of Manhattan, in New York City, lying to the east of Fifth Avenue.
of, relating to, or located in this section:
East Side restaurants.
Origin of East Side
1880-85, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He had had experience, in an east-side ambulance, but then that had been over level streets.

    Overland Red Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • We would not have talked to chance people in an east-side French caf.

    The Story of a New York House Henry Cuyler Bunner
  • In "Chimmie Fadden," we laugh at the humor of east-side life.

    In Strange Company Guy Boothby
  • In the words of the east-side bruiser, I was "makin' it strong."

    The Portal of Dreams Charles Neville Buck
  • east-side tenements, where pennies are infrequent, have resources.

    Out of Mulberry Street Jacob A. Riis
  • North of 96th Street sixty-four ducts are provided for the West-side lines and an equal number for the east-side lines.

  • Christmas in the east-side tenements begins with the sunset on the "holy eve," except where the name is as a threat or a taunt.

    Nibsy's Christmas Jacob A. Riis
  • It also broke through several viaducts on the east-side Railroad, and stopped postal communication for a day or two.

    Two Years in Oregon Wallis Nash
  • Seen from the east-side valleys this range rises in daring relief, craggy in outline, snow spattered, awe inspiring.

    Rocky Mountain [Colorado] National Park United States Dept. of the Interior
  • The little poet sat in the east-side café looking six feet high.

    Ghetto Comedies Israel Zangwill

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