the point or direction midway between south and east. Abbreviation: SE
a region in this direction.
(initial capital letter) the southeast region of the United States.
lying toward, situated in, or directed toward the southeast.
coming from the southeast, as a wind.
in the direction midway between south and east.
Origin: before 900; Middle English southest, Old English sūthēast. Related forms
southeasternmost /ˌsaʊθˈistərnˌmoʊst or, esp. British, -məst/ [south-ee-stern-mohst or, esp. British, -muhst] Show IPA , adjective