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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lee·ward /ˈliwɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lee·ward a. Naut. Pertaining to, or in the direction of, the part or side toward which the wind blows; -- opposed to windward; as, a leeward berth; a leeward ship. -- n. The lee side; the lee. -- adv. Toward the lee.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : on the side away from the wind; "on the leeward side of the
            island" [ant: windward]
      n 1: the direction in which the wind is blowing [ant: windward]
      2: the side of something that is sheltered from the wind [syn:
         lee, lee side]
      adv : toward the wind; "they were sailing leeward" [syn: upwind]
            [ant: windward, windward]