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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The side of something that is sheltered from the wind; The direction in which the wind is blowing adj. - On the side away from the wind adv. - In the direction of the wind.

Usage examples (38)
  • Navigators in general, within the tropics, must only look to leeward of the islands for good anchorage.
  • They were sailing leeward
  • On the leeward side of the island
  • What you imagined to be a sailing vessel is that dark cloud there, coming up from the leeward, which is fast shutting out the horizon from view. for more
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