southeastern

adjective
south·​east·​ern | \ sau̇th-ˈē-stərn How to pronounce southeastern (audio) , sau̇-ˈē- \

Definition of southeastern

1 often capitalized : of, relating to, or characteristic of a region conventionally designated southeast
2 : lying toward or coming from the southeast

Other Words from southeastern

southeasternmost \ sau̇th-​ˈē-​stərn-​ˌmōst How to pronounce southeastern (audio) , sau̇-​ˈē-​ \ adjective

Examples of southeastern in a Sentence

the southeastern corner of the state
Recent Examples on the Web Birding coalition announced Five entities in southeastern Wisconsin will collaborate in a new venture called the Ozaukee-Washington Birding Coalition. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 6 Jan. 2022 Areas along the southeastern coast may be in for temperature highs in the 80s, with lows anticipated to be 15 to 30 degrees above normal, according to the National Weather Service Prediction Center. Tori B. Powell, CBS News, 29 Dec. 2021 The typhoon slammed into the country’s southeastern coast Thursday but the extent of casualties and destruction remained unclear two days after with entire provinces still without power and cellphone connection. Fox News, 19 Dec. 2021 The typhoon slammed into the country’s southeastern coast Thursday but the extent of casualties and destruction remained unclear two days after with entire provinces still without power and cellphone connection. NBC News, 18 Dec. 2021 The meeting was low-key, a presentation last month by South Korean officials to about 50 villagers gathered in a community hall on the country’s southeastern coast. New York Times, 13 Dec. 2021 This is some good news for the Black community in southeastern Wisconsin, which has endured unrest and police violence, along with decades of economic downturns. Malaika Jabali, Essence, 9 Dec. 2021 The Rams game at Lambeau Field is the second and final Gold package game of the season, meaning most of the season ticket holders are from southeastern Wisconsin. Richard Ryman, USA TODAY, 5 Nov. 2021 In addition to reuniting several communities that were divided in 2011, the map reorganizes several neighborhoods in southeastern San Diego. San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of southeastern

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for southeastern

southeast entry 2 + -ern (as in eastern)

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11 Jan 2022

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“Southeastern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/southeastern. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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southeastern

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of southeastern

: located in or toward the southeast
: of or relating to the southeast

southeastern

adjective
south·​east·​ern | \ sau̇th-ˈē-stərn How to pronounce southeastern (audio) \

Kids Definition of southeastern

1 often capitalized : of, relating to, or like that of the Southeast a southeastern city
2 : lying toward or coming from the southeast southeastern New York

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