east by north

noun Navigation, Surveying.
a point on the compass 11°15′ north of east. Abbreviation: EbN
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east by north
1.  one point on the compass north of east, 78° 45′ clockwise from north
adj, —adv
2.  in, from, or towards this direction

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We tacked to the east, and headed east by north through the night.
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