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east by north

noun, Navigation, Surveying.
a point on the compass 11°15′ north of east.
Abbreviation: EbN. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • He turned east, northeast, east-by-north, like a compass on a binge.

    One Purple Hope! Henry Hasse
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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