Definition of East-country in English:

East-country

noun

  • 1Lands lying to the east; the eastern part of a country. Formerly also: an eastern country.

  • 2historical Specifically. The Baltic countries. In early use also in plural Compare eastland , "estriche".

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in The Chronicle of Robert of Gloucester. From east + country.

Pronunciation

East-country

/ˈiːs(t)ˌkʌntri/