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onshore

adjective on·shore \ˈn-ˌshr, ˈän-\

: moving from an ocean, lake, etc., toward land

: on land

Full Definition of ONSHORE

1
:  coming or moving from the water toward or onto the shore <an onshore wind>
2
a :  situated on or near the shore as distinguished from being in deep or open water
b :  situated on land
3
:  domestic 2 <onshore markets>
on·shore \ˈn-ˈ, ˈän-ˈ\ adverb

First Known Use of ONSHORE

1875

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