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

 wind·ward /ˈwɪn(d)wɚ/
 (ad.)向上風(a.)上風的上風

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wind·ward, a. Situated toward the point from which the wind blows; as, the Windward Islands.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wind·ward, adv. Toward the wind; in the direction from which the wind blows.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wind·ward n. The point or side from which the wind blows; as, to ply to the windward; -- opposed to leeward.
 To lay an anchor to the windward, a figurative expression, signifying to adopt precautionary or anticipatory measures for success or security.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 windward
      adj : on the side exposed to the wind; "the windward islands"
            [ant: leeward]
      n : the direction from which the wind is coming [ant: leeward]
      adv : away from the wind; "they were sailing windward" [syn: downwind]
            [ant: leeward, leeward]