due east


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Noun1.due east - the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degreesdue east - the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
cardinal compass point - one of the four main compass points
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But the principal failing occurred in the sailing, And the Bellman, perplexed and distressed, Said he had hoped, at least, when the wind blew due East, That the ship would not travel due West!
I discovered nothing all that day; but upon the next, about three in the afternoon, when I had by my computation made twenty-four leagues from Blefuscu, I descried a sail steering to the south-east; my course was due east.
I tried and found by experiment that the tide kept sweeping us westward until I had laid her head due east, or just about right angles to the way we ought to go.
The business-like air with which two of them will join hands and proceed due east at a break-neck toddle, while an excitable big sister is roaring for them to follow her in a westerly direction, is most amusing--except, perhaps, for the big sister.
Having collected a considerable quantity of beaver skins, they made them into packs, loaded their horses, and steered two hundred miles due east.
So when they took up their march it was in the direction of the south, though his own ranch lay almost due east.
The undulations appeared to my companion and myself to come from due east, whilst others thought they proceeded from south-west: this shows how difficult it sometimes is to perceive the directions of the vibrations.
There was a full moon, and by eight o'clock the land was due east and two miles away.
Phoenix Waterfall is situated in the southwest part of Taiwan in Chiayi County and is due east of Chiayi City near Bantianyan Ziyun Temple.
Look due east and the first things you see from our living room window is the Wallace Monument and Stirling Castle.
Equinoxes are the only two times a year when the sun rises due east and sets due west.
If you travelled due east from Vienna in Austria, which country would you first encounter?