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 (south-ēst′wərd, sou-ēst′-)
adv. & adj.
Toward, to, or in the southeast.
A southeastward direction, point, or region.

south·east′ward·ly adv. & adj.
south·east′wards adv.
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(ˌsaʊθˈiːstwədz; ˌsaʊˈiːstwədz) or


to the southeast
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His father stopped him at the first word, pointed peremptorily southeastward (from Somersetshire to China); and said, without an instant's hesitation: "Go!" Mr.
Within a few years we have witnessed the phenomenon of a southeastward migration, in the settlement of Australia; but this affects us as a retrograde movement, and, judging from the moral and physical character of the first generation of Australians, has not yet proved a successful experiment.
"Cloudy and windy on Friday with rain in places, clearing southeastwards later.
The Met Office forecast for Friday in Wales says: "Outbreaks of heavy rain will move southeastwards this morning, with strong winds.
"Later in the day and on Saturday night, showery rain will extend southeastwards to all areas.
On Tuesday, the rain will gradually clear southeastwards from southern and eastern England, giving way to colder and breezier conditions with sunshine and April showers.
Light rain in the north will bring a gloomy outlook to start Saturday with cloud spreading southeastwards as the day progresses.
The weather forecaster said: "A band of rain and hill snow will move southeastwards across the UK during Monday evening and overnight.
Wet and windy weather, with hill snow clearing Southeastwards overnight, leaving colder, windy weather with sunshine and wintry showers thereafter."
"Wet and windy, as a band of heavy and persistent rain in the north and west gradually spreads southeastwards overnight.
According to PMD, Seasonal low lies over north Balochistan with its trough extending southeastwards.
A Met Office spokesman said: "An area of rain, sleet and snow will come southeastwards into the area up until Friday morning.

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