nor'-nor'-east


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Noun1.nor'-nor'-east - the compass point that is midway between north and northeast
compass point, point - any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass; "he checked the point on his compass"
Adv.1.nor'-nor'-east - to, toward, or in the north-northeast
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One chap can't meet another chap without the imposition of navigational details: "We came together, he approaching from the nor'-nor'-east and self approaching from the sou'-sou'-west" (Mating 147).