Definition of “leeward” - English Dictionary

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“leeward” in British English

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leewardadjective

uk /ˈliː.wəd/ us /ˈliː.wɚd/ specialized

(on the side of a ship, etc.) facing away from the wind

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

“leeward” in American English

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leewardadjective, adverb

us /ˈli·wərd, ˈlu·ərd/

earth science on the side away from the wind, or in the direction toward which the wind is blowing

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