American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due east and northeast, or 67°30ʹ east of due north.
- adj. To, toward, of, facing, or in the east-northeast.
- adv. In, from, or toward the east-northeast.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. that which lies 221/2° to the north or south of east, or half way between east and northeast or southeast, respectively. See
- n. the compass point midway between northeast and east
“The cathedral was built, as most cathedrals in the German Empire at that time, with two choirs, an east choir for the high altar, and a west choir were the Emperor and his court would assist (remember that the Roman Emperors of the middle ages had no fixed capital, but moved from city to city; actually, Bamberg cathedral is not exactly oriented, thus the east choir is actually east-northeast, and west choir west-southwest).”
“Early Sunday, Ida was centered about 70 miles (115 kilometers) east-northeast of Cozumel as well as moving northwest during about twelve mph (19 kph).”
“On Sunday night, the National Hurricane Center said Lee's center was about 55 miles (90 kilometers) west-northwest of McComb, Mississippi and moving east-northeast at 7 mph (11 kph).”
“Once we crossed the low divide, I kept us heading east-northeast; we found no trails beneath the endless spreading trees.”
“Its center was 800 miles 1,290 kilometers east-northeast of Bermuda.”
“Each day we rose just before dawn, ate, packed, and started walking, seeking our way through the maze of game trails that led east-northeast.”
“Franklin was about 605 miles northeast of Bermuda and was moving east-northeast over the open Atlantic, away from the British island and away from the United States.”
“Located about 140 miles east-northeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Earl is moving west-northwest at 15 mph and is spreading hurricane conditions across the northern Virgin Islands.”
“Therefore, Tibbets held the steep, diving right-hand turn, recovering east-northeast.”
“Ultimately, the storm system developed a hurricane-like eye off the mid-Atlantic coast and, after hitting the New York region with about a foot of snow, skirted off toward the east-northeast, sparing most of New England.”
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