northeastern


north·east·ern

adjective \-stərn\

: located in or toward the northeast

: of or relating to the northeast

Full Definition of NORTHEASTERN

1
often capitalized :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a region conventionally designated Northeast
2
:  lying toward or coming from the northeast
north·east·ern·most \-stərn-ˌmōst\ adjective

Examples of NORTHEASTERN

  1. the northeastern corner of the state

First Known Use of NORTHEASTERN

14th century

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