Southeast
Southeast 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. [1913 Webster]

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  • Southeast — or south east is the ordinal direction halfway between south and east. It is the opposite of northwest.Southeast or South East can refer to: *American South, a geographic region in the United States that contains the largest population of any… …   Wikipedia

  • Southeast — Pueblo de los Estados Unidos Reserva Bog Brook …   Wikipedia Español

  • southeast — [south΄ēst′; ] naut. [ sou΄ēst] n. 1. the direction, or the point on a mariner s compass, halfway between south and east; 45° east of due south 2. a district or region in or toward this direction adj. 1. in, of, to, toward, or facing the… …   English World dictionary

  • Southeast — South east (?; by sailors sou ), n. The point of the compass equally distant from the south and the east; the southeast part or region. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • southeast — south|east1 Southeast [ˌsauθˈi:st] n written abbreviation SE [U] 1.) the direction that is exactly between south and east 2.) the southeast the southeastern part of a country >southeast adv ▪ We continued southeast to Kells. southeast 2 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • southeast — south•east [[t]ˌsaʊθˈist[/t]] naut. [[t]ˌsaʊ [/t]] n. 1) geo naut. navig. the point or direction midway between south and east Abbr.: SE 2) geo a region in this direction 3) geg the Southeast, the southeast region of the United States 4) naut.… …   From formal English to slang

  • southeast — southeastern, adj. southeasternmost /sowth ee steuhrn mohst / or, esp. Brit., / meuhst/, adj. /sowth eest /; Naut. /sow eest /, n. 1. the point or direction midway between south and east. Abbr.: SE 2. a region in this direction. 3. ( …   Universalium

  • southeast — 1 noun (U) 1 the direction that is exactly between south and east 2 the southeast the southeastern part of a country southeast adverb: The road runs southeast. 2 adjective (only before noun) 1 a southeast wind comes from the southeast 2 in the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • southeast — I. adverb Date: before 12th century to, toward, or in the southeast II. noun Date: 14th century 1. a. the general direction between south and east b. the point midway between the south and east compass points 2. capitalized regions or countries… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • southeast — Synonyms and related words: Dixie, Dixieland, Down East, East, East Coast, Middle Atlantic, Middle West, New England, North, North Central region, Northeast, Northwest, Pacific Northwest, SE, SE by E, SE by S, SSE, South, Southeast, Southwest,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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