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east by south

noun

, Navigation, Surveying.
  1. a point on the compass 11°15prime; south of east. : EbS


east by south

noun

  1. one point on the compass south of east, 101° 15′ clockwise from north


adjective

  1. in, from, or towards this direction

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Example Sentences

The ships now steered east-by-south, passing mountainous lands, which on November 14 he tried to approach.

The land lying away from the west-north-west to the south-east-by-south, still southerly.

We are now 1530 feet above sea-level, east-by-south from last camp—Mount Owen Stanley due north.

If the wind holds here at east-by-south-half-south we shall have need of all that offing.

This island lies with that of Santa Isabel west-by-north and east-by-south.

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