What does the word northeast mean?

Usage examples for northeast

  1. The interesting white house over on the northeast corner was at one time the home of the Godeys, then of the Curtis family. – A Portrait of Old George Town by Grace Dunlop Ecker
  2. And as for this being the most exposed course in England- well, let me ask you one question: have you ever played over the Worthing course with a strong northeast gale- a gale, mind you, not a wind- sweeping over the Downs? – The Shrieking Pit by Arthur J. Rees
  3. From my knowledge of the geography of Mars I knew that this was a part of the Land of Ausonia, situated a few hundred miles northeast of Hellas, where we had first seen the planet. – Edison's Conquest of Mars by Garrett Putman Serviss