Definition of East by north

1. Noun. The compass point that is one point north of due east.

Exact synonyms: Ebn
Generic synonyms: Compass Point, Point



Definition of East by north

1. Noun. The compass point halfway between east and east-northeast, specifically 78.75°. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of East By North

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easinesses
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east-southeast
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east by north (current term)
east by northeast
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easterliness
easterling
easterly

Literary usage of East by north

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1. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"Sunday the sixt, faire weather, the wind at North Northwest, we steering away East North-east, and East and by North, made an East by North way, ..."

2. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1905)
"The sixt, we steered East by North, and East North-east : her true way North-east by East little Easterly thirtie eight leagues, helped by the Current to ..."

3. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques & Discoveries of the English by Richard Hakluyt (1905)
"The neere the coast her way North-east by North ^. ... The sixt, we steered East by North, and East North-east: her true way North-east by East little ..."

4. Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"Sunday the sixt, faire weather, the wind at North Northwest, we steering away East North-east, and East and by North, made an East by North way, ..."

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