What does windward side mean?

windward side meaning in General Dictionary

the medial side toward the wind


Sentence Examples with the word windward side

Where the line of elevated land runs east and west, as in Asia, the desert belt tends to be displaced into higher latitudes, and where the line runs north and south, as in Africa, America and Australia, the desert zone is cut through on the windward side of the elevation and the arid conditions intensified on the lee side.

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