Meaning of “windward” in the English Dictionary

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"windward" in British English

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uk /ˈwɪnd.wəd/ us /ˈwɪnd.wɚd/ specialized

(on the side of a hill, etc.) facing the wind:

On the windward leg of the yacht race the wind was strong.

(Definition of “windward” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"windward" in American English

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windwardadjective, adverb

us /ˈwɪnd·wərd/

earth science toward or turned toward the direction from which the wind is blowing

(Definition of “windward” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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