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east by north

noun, Navigation, Surveying
a point on the compass 11°15′ north of east.
Abbreviation: EbN. Unabridged
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  • We tacked to the east, and headed east by north through the night.
British Dictionary definitions for east by north

east by north

one point on the compass north of east, 78° 45′ clockwise from north
adjective, adverb
in, from, or towards this direction
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