Definition of southeaster in English:


Syllabification: south·east·er
Pronunciation: /ˌsouTHˈēstər


  • A wind blowing from the southeast.
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    • A strong southeaster blowing at gale force complicated the rescue operation.
    • She said the strong southeaster which has fanned the flames over the past two days was set to continue, and there was a constant danger that smouldering coals in areas where flames had been extinguished, would flare up again.
    • Just north of the Cape of Good Hope, a stiff southeaster rips over the summit of Table Mountain, blowing tendrils of fog toward Cape Town's sunbather-dotted beaches, 3,000 feet below.

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