east by north

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noun Navigation, Surveying.

a point on the compass 11°15′ north of east. Abbreviation: EbN

Nearby words

  1. east ayrshire,
  2. east bengal,
  3. east bengali,
  4. east berlin,
  5. east berliner,
  6. east by south,
  7. east cape,
  8. east chicago,
  9. east china sea,
  10. east cleveland

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Examples from the Web for east by north

  • He turned east, northeast, east-by-north, like a compass on a binge.

    One Purple Hope!|Henry Hasse


British Dictionary definitions for east by north

east by north

noun

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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