southeast

Part of speech:

Southerliness.

Part of speech: noun

That point of the compass midway between south and east.

Part of speech: adjective

Southeasterly.

Part of speech: adverb

Southeastern.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", William Patterson White.