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leeward

lee·ward

leeward

 
pronunciation:
li wrd
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, adverb
part of speech: adjective
definition: located in or moving or directed toward the side toward which the wind blows; away from the wind.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the direction or side toward which the wind blows; lee side.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: to or toward the lee side.
derivation: leewardly (adv.)