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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a cooling breeze from the sea (during the daytime);


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Breeze \Breeze\, n. [F. brise; akin to It. brezza breeze, Sp. briza, brisa, a breeze from northeast, Pg. briza northeast wind; of uncertain origin; cf. F. bise, Pr. bisa, OHG. bisa, north wind, Arm. biz northeast wind.] 1. A light, gentle wind; a fresh, soft-blowing wind. [1913 Webster] Into a gradual calm the breezes sink. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] 2. An excited or ruffed state of feeling; a flurry of excitement; a disturbance; a quarrel; as, the discovery produced a breeze. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] Land breeze, a wind blowing from the land, generally at night. Sea breeze, a breeze or wind blowing, generally in the daytime, from the sea. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sea breeze n 1: a cooling breeze from the sea (during the daytime)
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Sea Breeze, NC -- U.S. Census Designated Place in North Carolina Population (2000): 1312 Housing Units (2000): 643 Land area (2000): 1.627691 sq. miles (4.215700 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.627691 sq. miles (4.215700 sq. km) FIPS code: 60000 Located within: North Carolina (NC), FIPS 37 Location: 34.063540 N, 77.898722 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Sea Breeze, NC Sea Breeze