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[eest-luh nd] /ˈist lənd/
James O(liver) 1904–86, U.S. politician: senator 1941, 1943–78. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Captain Eastland behaved with the most patriotic dignity; he desired that his country should not particularly avenge his death.

    The War Trail Mayne Reid
  • The day following the Eastland disaster in 1915, one Chicago paper ran the list of dead up to eighteen hundred.

    News Writing M. Lyle Spencer
  • Their sun father disappeared as soon as they were born, going to the far Eastland.

    Algonquin Indian Tales Egerton R. Young
  • Mr. Eastland has died, and Dean is alone, and so I have sent for him to come and live with me.

    Bobs, a Girl Detective Grace May North
  • This country called Eastland is very extensive, and there are in it many towns, and in every town is a king.

    The Discovery of Muscovy Richard Hakluyt
  • A week later Mother was indeed surprised to see Mr. Eastland returning, and this time he brought a letter.

    Bobs, a Girl Detective Grace May North
  • At last the woman left the man and began to walk away toward the Sunland, the Eastland.

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