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windward

Chiefly nautical
1. of, in, or moving to the quarter from which the wind blows
2. to windward of advantageously situated with respect to
3. the windward point
4. the side towards the wind
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Windward

On the side exposed to the wind; the opposite of leeward.
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windward

[′win·wərd]
(meteorology)
In the general direction from which the wind blows.
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