ESE: Meaning and Definition of


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  1. east-southeast.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a suffix forming adjectival derivatives of place names, esp. countries or cities; frequently used nominally to denote the inhabitants of the place or their language:By analogy with such language names,occurs in coinages denoting in a disparaging, often facetious way a characteristic jargon, style, or accent: Faroese; Japanese; Vietnamese; Viennese.
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