northeast by north

noun phrase

: a compass point that is one point north of due northeast : N33°45′E
northeast by north adverb phrase

Word History

First Known Use

1725, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of northeast by north was in 1725

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Cite this Entry

“Northeast by north.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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