Translation of lee in Spanish:


sotavento, n.

Pronunciation: /li//liː/


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    sotavento masculine
    (tide/side/shore) (before noun) de sotavento
    in the lee of the building al abrigo del edificio
    • I chose instead to fish the lee shore, hoping for a picture fish.
    • A single vessel can moor in the lee of either island but it is not a comfortable place to stay.
    • You can normally tell the lee side from the windward side by looking for cornices.
    • I could see white caps in the channel, it was time to seek shelter on the lee shore.
    • Canberra moved to the lee side of Christmas Island until the possible danger had passed.
    • Choppy it was but as we got farther out into the lee of the outer islands the sea calmed considerably.
    • Suddenly, in the lee of a large dune, she spotted the glow of a campfire.
    • The camp lies to the right in the lee of the cliff.
    • The pair had set up a tent in the lee of a dune.
    • The locals keep saying the lee side (the sunny side).
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    (masculine plural) posos