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Definition of lee shore in English:

noun

A shore lying on the leeward side of a ship (and on to 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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