southeastern

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adjective south·east·ern \-stərn\

Definition of southeastern

  1. 1 often capitalized :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a region conventionally designated southeast

  2. 2 :  lying toward or coming from the southeast

southeasternmost

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Examples of southeastern in a sentence

  1. the southeastern corner of the state

Origin and Etymology of southeastern

2southeast + -ern (as in eastern)


First Known Use: 1577


SOUTHEASTERN Defined for English Language Learners

southeastern

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adjective south·east·ern \-stərn\

Definition of southeastern for English Language Learners

  • : located in or toward the southeast

  • : of or relating to the southeast


SOUTHEASTERN Defined for Kids

southeastern

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adjective south·east·ern \sau̇th-ˈē-stərn\

Definition of southeastern for Students

  1. 1 often cap :  of, relating to, or like that of the Southeast <a southeastern city>

  2. 2 :  lying toward or coming from the southeast <southeastern New York>



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