Examples of southeastern in a Sentence
the southeastern corner of the state
Recent Examples of southeastern from the Web
Grann’s expertly crafted narrative begins in the 1870s, when the Osage were driven off their land in southeastern Kansas and relocated to a seemingly even more worthless plot in northeastern Oklahoma.
Rep. Larry Bucshon, R-Newburgh, whose southeastern district includes the state’s coal mines, said the commitment would have devastated areas like Southern Indiana.
In North Carolina, most alligators reside in the southeastern part of the state, and none have been recorded living naturally past eastern Scotland County, four counties away from Charlotte.
Forecasters have re-issued a tornado warning for southeastern Lafourche Parish.
The THAAD system was installed in the southeastern town of Seongju.
The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system battery was initially deployed in March in the southeastern region of Seongju with just two of its maximum load of six launchers to counter a growing North Korean missile threat.
The seat, which represents a district covering Miami, Miami Beach and a swath of coastal, southeastern Miami-Dade, is a priority for Democrats.
The operation expanded on Monday to Shoreham-by-Sea, on the southeastern coast of England, where counterterrorism police officers arrested a 23-year-old.
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Origin and Etymology of southeastern
2southeast + -ern (as in eastern)
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
SOUTHEASTERN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of southeastern for English Language Learners
: located in or toward the southeast
: of or relating to the southeast
SOUTHEASTERN Defined for Kids
Definition of southeastern for Students
1 often cap : 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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