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north-northeast

[nawrth-nawrth-eest; Nautical nawr-nawr-eest] /ˈnɔrθˌnɔrθˈist; Nautical ˈnɔrˌnɔrˈist/
noun
1.
the point on the compass midway between north and northeast.
Abbreviation: NNE.
adjective
2.
coming from this point:
facing a north-northeast wind.
3.
directed toward this point:
a north-northeast course.
adverb
4.
toward this point:
sailing north-northeast.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English north north est; see north, northeast
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British Dictionary definitions for north north-east's

north-northeast

noun
1.
the point on the compass or the direction midway between north and northeast, 22° 30′ clockwise from north
adjective, adverb
2.
in, from, or towards this direction
NNE
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