nor'-nor'-east

nor'-nor'-east
noun
the compass point that is midway between north and northeast
Syn: ↑north northeast, ↑NNE
Hypernyms: ↑compass point, ↑point
adverb
to, toward, or in the north-northeast
Syn: ↑north-northeast

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