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north by west

noun

, Navigation, Surveying.
  1. a point on the compass 11°15′ west of north. : NbW


north by west

noun

  1. one point on the compass west of north, 348° 45′ clockwise from north


adjective

  1. in, from, or towards this direction

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Example Sentences

We crossed over to the latter on a north-by-west course, and camped on the west bank.

Some lie north-by-west and south-by-east; and others north-west and south-east.

They had made a great dip and had come north-by-west to Hispaniola.

Then stepping aft he said to the man at the helm, “Keep the ship north-by-west.”

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