Definition of land breeze in English:

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land breeze

noun

A breeze blowing towards the sea from the land. Compare with sea breeze.
Example sentences
  • During the day, there'd be a cool land breeze blowing in the other direction.
  • It was still early enough in the morning for there to be the hint of a land breeze, and on that day there were hordes of dainty white and yellow butterflies everywhere.
  • There is a word for each wind from the points of our compass, but, for example, they would translate, variously, as ‘south wind, cyclone, cold land breeze.’

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