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southeast

noun [U]     /ˌsaʊθˈiːst/ (written abbreviation SE)
B1 the direction that is between south and east: We live in the southeast of the city.Points of the compassDirection of motion the Southeast an area of in the southeast of England, the US, or another country: Most of the jobs and money are in the affluent counties of the Southeast.Named regions of countries
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