east by south

noun phrase

Definition of east by south

: a compass point that is one point south of due east : S78°45′E

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east by south adverb phrase

First Known Use of east by south

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“East by south.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/east%20by%20south. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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