southeastern


south·east·ern

adjective \-stərn\

: located in or toward the southeast

: of or relating to the southeast

Full Definition of SOUTHEASTERN

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

Examples of SOUTHEASTERN

  1. the southeastern corner of the state

Origin of SOUTHEASTERN

2southeast + -ern (as in eastern)
First Known Use: 1577

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