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south·east

 (south-ēst′, sou-ēst′)
n.
1. Abbr. SE The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due south and due east, or 135° east of due north.
2. An area or region lying in the southeast.
3. Southeast A region of the southeast United States, usually including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, and sometimes including other adjoining states.
adj.
1. To, toward, of, facing, or in the southeast.
2. Originating in or coming from the southeast: a southeast wind.
adv.
In, from, or toward the southeast.

south·east′ern adj.

southeast

(ˌsaʊθˈiːst; ˌsaʊˈiːst)
n
1. (Navigation) the point of the compass or the direction midway between south and east, 135° clockwise from north
2. (Navigation) (usually preceded by: the) any area lying in or towards this direction
adj
3. (sometimes capital) of or denoting the southeastern part of a specified country, area, etc
4. situated in, proceeding towards, or facing the southeast
5. (Physical Geography) (esp of the wind) from the southeast
adv
in, to, towards, or (esp of the wind) from the southeast
Symbol: SE
ˌsouthˈeasternmost adj

Southeast

(ˌsaʊθˈiːst)
n
(Placename) the Southeast the southeastern part of Britain, esp the London area

south•east

(ˌsaʊθˈist; Naut. ˌsaʊ-)

n.
1. the point or direction midway between south and east. Abbr.: SE
2. a region in this direction.
3. the Southeast, the southeast region of the United States.
adj.
4. in, toward, or facing the southeast: a southeast course.
5. coming from the southeast: a southeast wind.
adv.
6. toward the southeast: sailing southeast.
7. from the southeast.
[before 900]
south`east′ern, adj.
south`east′ern•most` (-ˌmoʊst) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.southeast - the compass point midway between south and eastsoutheast - the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees
compass point, point - any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass; "he checked the point on his compass"
2.southeast - the southeastern region of the United StatesSoutheast - the southeastern region of the United States
eastern United States, East - the region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River
3.southeast - the direction corresponding to the southeastward compass point
direction - the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves; "he checked the direction and velocity of the wind"
4.southeast - a location in the southeastern part of a country, region, or city
location - a point or extent in space
Adj.1.southeast - coming from the southeast; "southeasterly breezes"
south - situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south; "the south entrance"
2.southeast - situated in or oriented toward the southeast
south - situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south; "the south entrance"
Adv.1.southeast - to, toward, or in the southeast
Translations
jihovýchod
sydøst
kagu
kaakko
jugoistok
délkelet
tenggara
南東
남동쪽
sydost
ตะวันออกเฉียงใต้
hướng đông nam

southeast

[ˈsaʊθˈiːst]
A. Nsudeste m, sureste m
B. ADJ [point, direction] → sudeste, sureste; [wind] → del sudeste, del sureste
C. ADV (= southeastward) → hacia el sudeste or sureste; (= in the southeast) → al sudeste or sureste, en el sudeste or sureste
D. CPD Southeast Asia Nel sudeste de Asia, el sudeste asiático

southeast

جَنُوبُ شَرْقِيٌّ jihovýchod sydøst Südosten νοτιοανατολικά sudeste kaakko sud-est jugoistok sud-est 南東 남동쪽 zuidoosten sørøst południowo-wschodni sudeste юго-восток sydost ตะวันออกเฉียงใต้ güneydoğu hướng đông nam 东南
References in classic literature ?
Hundreds of peasants, among them the Bogucharovo folk, suddenly began selling their cattle and moving in whole families toward the southeast.
They traveled in this way through the east of the Union, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire; the north and west by New York, Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin; returning to the south by Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, and Louisiana; they went to the southeast by Alabama and Florida, going up by Georgia and the Carolinas, visiting the center by Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, and Indiana, and, after quitting the Washington station, re-entered Baltimore, where for four days one would have thought that the United States of America were seated at one immense banquet, saluting them simultaneously with the same hurrahs
It is sixty miles in width, and extends far to the southeast between parallel ridges of mountains, which bound it on the east and west.
Slowly she drifted to the southeast, rising higher and higher as the flames ate away her wooden parts and diminished the weight upon her.
This stream emerges from the mountains opposite an eastern branch of the Malade River, running southeast, forms a deep and swift current about twenty yards wide, passing rapidly through a defile to which it gives its name, and then enters the great plain where, after meandering about forty miles, it is finally lost in the region of the Burned Rocks.
The Belgian did not have long to wait, for the following day his emissary returned with word that Tarzan and a party of fifty Waziri warriors had set out toward the southeast early in the morning.
She knew that Wilhelmstal lay southeast of her about fifty miles; but, through a combination of untoward circumstances, she found herself unable to determine which was southeast.
A cow-path, more trees and thickets, and he dropped down a hillside to the southeast exposure.
The library is not used by the Man of Wrath ; it is neutral ground where we meet in the evenings for an hour before he disappears into his own rooms--a series of very smoky dens in the southeast corner of the house.
We were then about eighteen hundred miles from our starting-point, and the course of the Nautilus, a little changed, was bringing it back towards the southeast.
Far away to the southeast, marking the quiet, we heard the Martians hooting to one another, and then the air quivered again with the distant thud of their guns.
And as I did their bidding I noticed what indeed had long been apparent to idler eyes: the wind was not; we had lost our southeast trades; the doomed ship was rolling in a dead calm.

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