north-northeast

noun

north-north·​east ˈnȯrth-ˌnȯrth-ˈēst How to pronounce north-northeast (audio)
-ˌnȯr-ˈēst
: a compass point that is two points east of due north : N22°30′E

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of north-northeast was in the 14th century

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“North-northeast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/north-northeast. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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