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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due north and north-northeast, or 11°15ʹ east of due north.
  • adv. Toward or from north by east.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The compass point halfway between north and north-northeast, specifically 11.25°.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the compass point that is one point east (clockwise) of due north


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