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[south-eest-werd-lee; Nautical sou-eest-werd-lee]
adjective, adverb
  1. toward or from the southeast.
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Origin of southeastwardly

First recorded in 1785–95; southeastward + -ly
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for southeastwardly

Historical Examples

  • Grant's plan of campaign was to move by his left from the Rappahannock southeastwardly.

    A Short History of the United States

    Edward Channing