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lee shore Syllabification: lee shore
Pronunciation: /ˈlē ˌSHô(ə)r/

Definition of lee shore in English:


A shore lying on the leeward side of a ship (and onto which a ship could be blown in foul weather).
Example sentences
  • The area can be quite windy at times in summer, but there is rarely a time when a lee shore is not available.
  • In fact, it now became necessary to think about how to make a landing on this lee shore without having the entire survival effort end in disaster.
  • Keeping close to the lee shore with John watching out for rocks, we slowly made our way back to base.
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