[ south-south-eest; Nautical sou-sou-eest ]
/ ˈsaʊθˌsaʊθˈist; Nautical ˈsaʊˌsaʊˈist /
Navigation, Surveying


the point on the compass midway between south and southeast.


coming from this point: a south-southeast wind.
directed toward this point: a south-southeast course.


toward this point: sailing south-southeast. Abbreviation: SSE Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for south-southeast



the point on the compass or the direction midway between southeast and south; 157° 30′ clockwise from north

adjective, adverb

in, from, or towards this direction
Symbol: SSE
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