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east-northeast

[ eest-nawrth-eest; Nautical eest-nawr-eest ]
/ ˈistˌnɔrθˈist; Nautical ˈistˌnɔrˈist /
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noun
the point on a compass midway between east and northeast.
adjective
coming from this point: an east-northeast wind.
directed toward this point: an east-northeast course.
adverb
toward this point: sailing east-northeast.Abbreviation: ENE
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east-northeast

noun
the point on the compass or the direction midway between northeast and east, 67° 30′ clockwise from north
adjective, adverb
in, from, or towards this direction
Symbol: ENE
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