north by northeast

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north by northeast

  1. North-northeast, the compass point between north and northeast.
    • 1997, Susan Julio, Great Map Mysteries, →ISBN, page 21:
      Next go north by northeast to the nose of a beast.
    • 2010, J. L. Bourne, Beyond Exile: Day by Day Armageddon, →ISBN:
      Ruling out any areas that have been bombed, we have decided to head north by northeast.
    • 2014, Gordon W. Prange, Donald M. Goldstein, & Katherine V. Dillon, Miracle at Midway, →ISBN:
      And a plane from Wotje saw a submarine 500 miles north by northeast of that island.

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