south·east (south-ēst, sou-ēst)
1. Abbr. SE The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due south and due east, or 135° east of due north.
2. An area or region lying in the southeast.
3. Southeast A region of the southeast United States, usually including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, and sometimes including other adjoining states.
1. To, toward, of, facing, or in the southeast.
2. Originating in or coming from the southeast: a southeast wind.
In, from, or toward the southeast.
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