South-southeast in a sentence

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Definition of South-southeast

  • to, toward, or in the south southeast

How to use south-southeast in a sentence. South-southeast pronunciation.

It had been coming from the south-southeast.
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Columbus, who had not landed the day before, now sent two caravels, one to the east and southeast and the other to the south-southeast, while he himself, with the Santa Maria, the SHIP, as he calls it, went to the southeast.
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The trend of the shores, "north-northwest and south-southeast;" the "marvelous port" and the "coast which runs east (and) west," can nowhere be found except at the southeast part of Long Island.
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At 7.25 A. M. the flash of guns was observed south-southeast; shortly afterwards the report reached me from the Aurora that she was engaged with enemy ships.
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I immediately altered course to south-southeast, increased speed, and ordered the light cruisers and flotillas to get in touch and report movements of enemy.
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We find that the deceased met death from prolonged immersion and exhaustion in the sea eight miles south-southeast of Old Head of Kinsale, Friday, May 7, 1915, owing to the sinking of the Lusitania by torpedoes fired by a German submarine.
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Examples of South-southeast

Example #1
So, by driving along very nearly into its teeth, I could, so I thought, not help emerging on the road to town.
Example #2
But still there was one thing, provided it had not changed, to tell me the approximate direction-the wind.
Example #3
He ordered the caravels to keep their courses till noon, and then join him.
Example #4
This they did, at an island to the east, which he named Isabella, the Indians whom he had with him calling it Saomete.
Example #5
Long Island, the third, is accurately described.
Example #6
The journal is obscure in regard to the fourth island.