west by north

noun Navigation, Surveying.
a point on the compass 11°15prime; north of west. Abbreviation: WbN
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west by north
 
n
1.  one point on the compass north of west, 281° 15′ clockwise from north
 
adj, —adv
2.  in, from, or towards this direction

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All map dimensions are given in east-west by north-south order.
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