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Meaning of east-southeast

east-south•east

Pronunciation: (ēst'south"ēst'Naut.ēst'sou"ēst'), [key]
— Navig., Survey. Navig.,Survey.
—n.
  1. the point on a compass midway between east and southeast.
—adj.
  1. coming from this point: an east-southeast wind.
  2. directed toward this point: an east-southeast course.
—adv.
  1. toward this point:ESE sailing east-southeast. Abbr.:
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