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Meaning of SOUTHEAST

Pronunciation:  `sawth'eest

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the southeastern region of the United States
  2. [n]  the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees
  3. [adv]  to, toward, or in the southeast
  4. [adj]  situated in or oriented toward the southeast
  5. [adj]  coming from the southeast; "southeasterly breezes"
 

SOUTHEAST is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: SE, sou'-east, sou'-est, south, southeasterly, southeastern, southeastern United States
 
 See Also: compass point, East, eastern United States, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, point

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \South`east"\ (?; by sailors sou"-), n.
    The point of the compass equally distant from the south and
    the east; the southeast part or region.
    
    
  2. \South`east\ (?; by sailors sou"-), a.
    Of or pertaining to the southeast; proceeding toward, or
    coming from, the southeast; as, a southeast course; a
    southeast wind.
    
    
 

 

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