Definition of southeastward in English:


Syllabification: south·east·ward
Pronunciation: /ˌsouTHˈēstwərd


(also southeastwards)
  • Toward the southeast: he walked southeastward from the river
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    • It has been suggested that a central authority should construct huge reservoirs on the Ganga and Brahmaputra and link these two mighty rivers with canals, thereby diverting surplus waters south-eastwards into the Mahanadi.
    • The River Tigris rises in Turkey and flows south-eastwards for 1200 miles, before merging with the Euphrates and eventually flowing into the Persian Gulf.
    • A two-storey semi-circular arc of accommodation embraces a green public space which looks south-eastwards over the river to the endless landscape.


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  • Situated in, directed toward, or facing the southeast.
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    • Palaeocurrents in these formations are again variable, with a northward and south-eastward component.

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