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adv. & adj.
Toward, to, or in the southeast.
A southeastward direction, point, or region.
south·east′ward·ly adv. & adj.
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(Physical Geography) towards or (esp of a wind) from the southeast
(Physical Geography) a direction towards or area in the southeast
a variant of southeastwards
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south•east•ward(ˌsaʊθˈist wərd; Naut. ˌsaʊ-)
1. Also, south`east′wards. toward the southeast.adj.
2. facing or tending toward the southeast.
3. coming from the southeast, as a wind.n.
4. the southeast.
south`east′ward•ly, adj., adv.
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|Noun||1.||southeastward - the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees|
|Adj.||1.||southeastward - toward the southeast|
south - situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south; "the south entrance"
|Adv.||1.||southeastward - in a southeastward direction; "the river flows southeastward to the gulf"|
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