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  Dictionary Definition of lee

Lee
noun
1. Lonnie ( David Laurence Rix ), born 1940, Australian pop singer.
2. Sir Sidney, 1859--1926, English biographer and critic.
3. T ( sung ) D ( ao ), born 1926, US theoretical physicist born in China; Nobel prize for physics 1957 for work with Yang disproving the principle of conservation of parity in weak interactions.
4. Sir Walter Henry, 1874--1963, Australian Nationalist politician; premier of Tasmania 1916--22, 1923 and 1934.
lee [1]
noun
1. shelter (def. 2).
2. the side or part that is sheltered or turned away from the wind.
3. Chiefly Nautical the quarter or region towards which the wind blows.
-- adjective
4. Chiefly Nautical relating to, situated in, or moving towards the quarter or region towards which the wind blows (opposed to weather ).
[ME; OE hleo shelter]