from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between northeast and east-northeast, or 56°15ʹ east of due north.
- adv. Toward or from northeast by east.
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- n. The compass point halfway between northeast and east-northeast, specifically 56.25°, abbreviated as NEbE.
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- n. the compass point that is one point east of northeast
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'Arad, an hour and a half northeast by east from Milh (Moladah), and eight hours from Hebron.