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east-southeast

[eest-south-eest; Nautical eest-sou-eest] /ˈistˌsaʊθˈist; Nautical ˈistˌsaʊˈist/
noun
1.
the point on a compass midway between east and southeast.
adjective
2.
coming from this point:
an east-southeast wind.
3.
directed toward this point:
an east-southeast course.
adverb
4.
toward this point:
sailing east-southeast.
Abbreviation: ESE.
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British Dictionary definitions for east southeast

east-southeast

noun
1.
the point on the compass or the direction midway between east and southeast, 112° 30′ clockwise from north
adjective, adverb
2.
in, from, or towards this direction
ESE
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