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northeast by east


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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The compass point halfway between northeast and east-northeast, specifically 56.25°, abbreviated as NEbE.

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

  • n. the compass point that is one point east of northeast


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