southeastward

[south-eest-werd; Nautical sou-eest-werd]
adjective
  1. facing or tending toward the southeast.
  2. coming from the southeast, as a wind.
noun
  1. the southeast.

Origin of southeastward

First recorded in 1520–30; southeast + -ward
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British Dictionary definitions for southeastward

southeastward

adjective
  1. towards or (esp of a wind) from the southeast
noun
  1. a direction towards or area in the southeast
adverb
  1. a variant of southeastwards
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