east-southeast

noun

Definition of east-southeast

: a compass point that is two points south of due east : S67°30′E

First Known Use of east-southeast

1560, in the meaning defined above

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“East-southeast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/east-southeast. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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