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Definition 1: the side of something that is sheltered from the wind - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for lee in the sense of this definition

(lee is a kind of ...) a surface forming part of the outside of an object

"he examined all sides of the crystal" "dew dripped from the face of the leaf" "they travelled across the face of the continent"

Definition 2: American general who led the Confederate Armies in the American Civil War (1807-1870) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for lee in the sense of this definition

(lee is an instance of ...) a general officer of the highest rank

Definition 3: soldier of the American Revolution (1756-1818) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for lee in the sense of this definition

(lee is an instance of ...) an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army

"the soldiers stood at attention"

Definition 4: leader of the American Revolution who proposed the resolution calling for independence of the American Colonies (1732-1794) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for lee in the sense of this definition

(lee is an instance of ...) a nationalist leader in the American Revolution and in the creation of the United States

Definition 5: United States physicist (born in China) who collaborated with Yang Chen Ning in disproving the principle of conservation of parity (born in 1926) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for lee in the sense of this definition

(lee is an instance of ...) a physicist who specializes in nuclear physics

Definition 6: United States actor who was an expert in kung fu and starred in martial arts films (1941-1973) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for lee in the sense of this definition

(lee is an instance of ...) a theatrical performer

Definition 7: United States striptease artist who became famous on Broadway in the 1930s (1914-1970) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for lee in the sense of this definition

(lee is an instance of ...) a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music

Definition 8: United States filmmaker whose works explore the richness of black culture in America (born in 1957) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for lee in the sense of this definition

(lee is an instance of ...) a producer of motion pictures

Definition 9: towards the side away from the wind - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for lee in the sense of this definition

(lee is similar to ...) on the side away from the wind

"on the leeward side of the island"

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