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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
onshore \onshore\ adj.
coming from the sea toward the land; -- of winds and weather;
as, an onshore gale. Opposed to offshore.
Syn: inshore, seaward.
2. On the edge of the land; near the shoreline; as, an
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adv 1: on or toward the land; "they were living onshore" [ant:
adj 1: (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land; "an
inshore breeze"; "an onshore gale"; "sheltered from
seaward winds" [syn: inshore, onshore, seaward,
shoreward] [ant: offshore, seaward]
2: on the edge of the land; "an onshore lighthouse"
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