Definition of Northeast by north

1. Noun. The compass point that is one point north of northeast.

Exact synonyms: Nebn
Generic synonyms: Compass Point, Point

Definition of Northeast by north

1. Noun. The compass point halfway between northeast and north-northeast, specifically 33.75°, abbreviated as NEbN. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Northeast By North

north by northeast
north by west
north celestial pole
north island edelweiss
north northeast
north northwest
north of the border
north poles
north side
north temperate zone
north wind
northeast by east
northeast by north (current term)
northeastern United States

Literary usage of Northeast by north

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Building of a Wooden Ship by Charles Gerard Davis, Thomas William Clarke, Frank Steel Drown (1918)
"Points of the compass are as follows: North, North by East, North Northeast, Northeast by North, Northeast, Northeast by East. East Northeast, East by North ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the District Courts of the United by United States District Court (New York), Robert Dewey Benedict, United States District Court (Vermont) (1870)
"The testimony of McLean is explicit that, for full twenty minutes, he kept the northeast by north course. Now, by law, it was clearly the duty of the ..."

3. The History and Topography of Dauphin, Cumberland, Franklin, Bedford, Adams by Israel Daniel Rupp (1846)
"... on the land of John Minshall, thence northeast by north, five hundred and eighty perches to a chestnut oak, standing on the top of a barren mountain, ..."

4. Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1905)
"The first of February, we made the land bearing Northeast by North, about seven leagues off: we sounded, and had ground at twenty seven and twenty eight ..."

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