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southeastward

[ south-eest-werd; Nautical sou-eest-werd ]
/ ˌsaʊθˈist wərd; Nautical ˌsaʊˈist wərd /
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adverb
Also southeastwards. toward the southeast.
adjective
facing or tending toward the southeast.
coming from the southeast, as a wind.
noun
the southeast.
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Origin of southeastward

First recorded in 1520–30; southeast + -ward
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How to use southeastward in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for southeastward

southeastward
/ (ˌsaʊθˈiːstwəd, nautical ˌsaʊˈiːstwəd) /

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