east by north
Date: 1656 a compass point that is one point north of due east ; N78°45′E

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  • East by north — East East ([=e]st), n. [OE. est, east, AS. e[ a]st; akin to D. oost, oosten, OHG. [=o]stan, G. ost, osten, Icel. austr, Sw. ost, Dan. [ o]st, [ o]sten, Lith. auszra dawn, L. aurora (for ausosa), Gr. hw s, e os, a yws, Skr. ushas; cf. Skr. ush to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • east by north — Navig., Survey. a point on the compass 11°15prime; north of east. Abbr.: EbN * * * …   Universalium

  • east by north — noun The compass point halfway between east and east northeast, specifically 78.75°. Syn: EbN …   Wiktionary

  • East Kootenay North — was an electoral district in the Canadian province of British Columbia in the 1898 and 1900 elections only. Its official name was East Kootenay (north riding) . It was created by a partition of the old East Kootenay riding which also created its… …   Wikipedia

  • East by south — East East ([=e]st), n. [OE. est, east, AS. e[ a]st; akin to D. oost, oosten, OHG. [=o]stan, G. ost, osten, Icel. austr, Sw. ost, Dan. [ o]st, [ o]sten, Lith. auszra dawn, L. aurora (for ausosa), Gr. hw s, e os, a yws, Skr. ushas; cf. Skr. ush to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • East Bend, North Carolina — Infobox Settlement official name = East Bend, North Carolina settlement type = Town nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = 250x200px map caption = Location of East Bend, North Carolina mapsize1 = map caption1 = subdivision …   Wikipedia

  • East Hampton North, New York — Infobox Settlement official name = East Hampton North, New York settlement type = CDP nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image pushpin mapsize = 250x200px map caption = mapsize1 = map caption1 = subdivision type = Country subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • East Ham North (UK Parliament constituency) — UK former constituency infobox Name = East Ham North Type = Borough Year = 1918 Abolition = 1974 members = oneEast Ham North was a parliamentary constituency centred on the East Ham district of London, which was in Essex until 1965. It returned… …   Wikipedia

  • NORTH-EAST and NORTH-WEST PASSAGES —    the name given to the sea routes through the Arctic Ocean, the former by the N. of Europe and Asia and the latter by the N. of North America, which the northern nations were ambitious to open up into the Pacific, the access to which by the… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • West by north — West West, n. [AS. west, adv.; akin to D. west, G. west, westen, OHG. westan, Icel. vestr, Sw. vest, vester, vestan, Dan. vest, vesten, and perhaps to L. vesper evening, Gr. ?. ????. Cf. {Vesper}, {Visigoth}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The point in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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