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onshore

adjective, adverb uk   /ˌɒnˈʃɔːr/ us    /ˈɑːn.ʃɔːr/
moving towards land from the sea, or on land rather than at sea: onshore winds onshore oil reserves Coasts and beachesBays and gulfsTerms for location and direction used at sea
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