north-northeast [nôrth′nôrth΄ēst′; ] naut. [ nôr′nôr΄ēst′]
the direction, or the point on a mariner's compass, halfway between due north and northeast; 22°30′ east of due north
adj., adv.
1. in or toward this direction
2. from this direction, as a wind

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