What does the word southeast mean?

Usage examples for southeast

  1. She awoke one morning to the delicious thrill of the moisture- laden southeast wind blowing into her room and the warning voice of her mother at her bedroom door calling to her: " You'd better put on your thick shoes, Claire! – The Blood Red Dawn by Charles Caldwell Dobie
  2. Her pillow slip by now was very much askew; one ear pointed northward, the other southeast, and she could only see out of one eye. – Just Patty by Jean Webster
  3. Five miles out of Farewell, where the trail forked, one branch leading southeast to the Cross- in- a- box, the other to the Bar S, Loudon checked his horse. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White