- southeast [south΄ēst′; ] naut. [ sou΄ēst]n.1. the direction, or the point on a mariner's compass, halfway between south and east; 45° east of due south2. a district or region in or toward this directionadj.1. in, of, to, toward, or facing the southeast2. from the southeast [a southeast wind]adv.in or toward the southeast——————☆ the Southeastthe southeastern part of the U.S.
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