leeward : Definition, Usages, News and More

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lee werd

  • n  the direction in which the wind is blowing
  • n  the side of something that is sheltered from the wind
  • a  on the side away from the wind
    on the leeward side of the island
  • r  toward the wind
    they were sailing leeward

  • Twenty years later, many of From's battles have been woneven within the most leeward precincts of the Democratic Partyand others have been supplanted by new concerns.
  • In the windward and leeward tests, Enterprise was at its best in a light breeze, swift into the wind but slow off it.
  • Beating upwind against a 20-knot southwester on the twice-around, windward-leeward course of 24 miles, Columbia was out ahead rounding the first mark, plowed on through the .
News & Articles

  • EXCLUSIVE: Leeward night fishermen want relaxed parking rules
    When the sun goes down, beaches up and down the Leeward coast are filled with night fishermen. That's when Ro Domondon catches ulua and other fish that swim close to the shoreline. His son, Jonathan, fishes
    June 19, 2013 - Hawaii News Now
  • Man arrested after girlfriend’s body found in garage
    OCEANSIDE, Calif. — The live-in boyfriend of a 21-year-old woman whose body was found in the garage of an Oceanside home was in custody Friday, according to authorities. The body was discovered Thursday in the 300 block of Leeward Court …
    June 14, 2013 - FOX 5 San Diego

  • Denzil Douglas in Sun St.Kitts/Nevis
    Those six young men and women, who went to St. Maarten, threw themselves into the rigours and challenges of the Leeward Islands Debating Competition and captured first prize,Dr. Douglas said.
  • Mufi Hannemann in Honolulu Advertiser
    In a written statement, Mayor Mufi Hannemann said, "These grants to the non-profit organizations serving the Leeward Coast, combined with the additional parks projects, help to offset the burden residents bear for housing Oahu's only landfill."

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