Dictionary

southeastern

adjective south·east·ern \-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
ADVERTISEMENT

Examples of SOUTHEASTERN

  1. the southeastern corner of the state

Origin of SOUTHEASTERN

2southeast + -ern (as in eastern)
First Known Use: 1577
SOUTHEASTERNMOST Defined for Kids

southeastern

adjective south·east·ern \sath-ˈē-stərn\

Definition of SOUTHEASTERN for Kids

1
often cap :  of, relating to, or like that of the Southeast <a southeastern city>
2
:  lying toward or coming from the southeast <southeastern New York>

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: SoutheasternerPrevious Word in the Dictionary: southeasterlyAll Words Near: southeastern
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears