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Definition of Windward

Windward
Windward Wind"ward, n. The point or side from which the wind blows; as, to ply to the windward; -- opposed to leeward. To lay an anchor to the windward, a figurative expression, signifying to adopt precautionary or anticipatory measures for success or security.
Windward
Windward Wind"ward, a. Situated toward the point from which the wind blows; as, the Windward Islands.
Windward
Windward Wind"ward, adv. Toward the wind; in the direction from which the wind blows.

Meaning of Windward from wikipedia

- Windward (/ˈwɪndwərd, ˈwɪnərd/) is the direction upwind from the point of reference, i.e. towards the direction from which the wind is coming. Leeward...
- The Windward Islands, also known as the Islands of Barlovento, are the southern, generally larger islands of the Lesser Antilles. Part of the West Indies...
- more southerly part of this chain, starting with Dominica, is called the Windward Islands. Dominica was originally considered part of the Leeward Islands...
- Windward School is an independent school in the Mar Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, accredited by the Western ****ociation of Schools and...
- Look to Windward is a science fiction novel by Scottish writer Iain M. Banks, first published in 2000. It is Banks' sixth published novel to feature the...
- The British Windward Islands was an administrative grouping of British colonies in the Windward Islands of the West Indies, existing from 1833 until 31...
- The Windward School is a coeducational, independent day school focused on teaching students in grades 1-9 with language-based learning disabilities with...
- three groups: the Windward Islands in the south, the Leeward Islands in the north, and the Leeward Antilles in the west. The Windward Islands are so called...
- United States. The eight main islands of Hawaii (also called the Hawaiian Windward Islands) are listed here. All except Kahoolawe are inhabited. Smaller islands...
- Winair, an abbreviation of Windward Islands Airways International NV, is a government-owned Dutch airline based in Sint Maarten. Founded in 1961 by Georges...