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    onshore

    onshore - Dictionary definition and meaning for word onshore

    Definition
    (adj) (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land
    Synonyms : inshore , seaward , shoreward
    Example Sentence
    • an inshore breeze
    • an onshore gale
    • sheltered from seaward winds
    Definition
    (adj) on the edge of the land
    Example Sentence
    • an onshore lighthouse
    Definition
    (adv) on or toward the land
    Example Sentence
    • they were living onshore
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