southeast by east

noun phrase

: a compass point that is one point east of due southeast : S56°15′E
southeast by east adverb phrase

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1599, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of southeast by east was circa 1599

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“Southeast by east.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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