east by north

noun Navigation, Surveying.

a point on the compass 11°15′ north of east. Abbreviation: EbN
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  • He turned east, northeast, east-by-north, like a compass on a binge.

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British Dictionary definitions for east by north

east by north


one point on the compass north of east, 78° 45′ clockwise from north

adjective, adverb

in, from, or towards this direction
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