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Lee, FL -- U.S. town in Florida

Population (2000): 352
Housing Units (2000): 154
Land area (2000): 1.223230 sq. miles (3.168152 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.003405 sq. miles (0.008818 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.226635 sq. miles (3.176970 sq. km)
FIPS code: 39850
Located within: Florida (FL), FIPS 12
Location: 30.419355 N, 83.299631 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 32059
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Headwords:
Lee, FL
Lee

Lee, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois

Population (2000): 313
Housing Units (2000): 125
Land area (2000): 0.222907 sq. miles (0.577326 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.222907 sq. miles (0.577326 sq. km)
FIPS code: 42587
Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
Location: 41.794240 N, 88.940951 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 60530
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Headwords:
Lee, IL
Lee

Lee, MA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Massachusetts

Population (2000): 2021
Housing Units (2000): 953
Land area (2000): 1.363833 sq. miles (3.532312 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.363833 sq. miles (3.532312 sq. km)
FIPS code: 34620
Located within: Massachusetts (MA), FIPS 25
Location: 42.306929 N, 73.247351 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 01238
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Headwords:
Lee, MA
Lee

Lee -- U.S. County in Georgia

Population (2000): 24757
Housing Units (2000): 8813
Land area (2000): 355.769587 sq. miles (921.438960 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 6.239461 sq. miles (16.160130 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 362.009048 sq. miles (937.599090 sq. km)
Located within: Georgia (GA), FIPS 13
Location: 31.745706 N, 84.178609 W
Headwords:
Lee
Lee, GA
Lee County
Lee County, GA

Lee -- U.S. County in Kentucky

Population (2000): 7916
Housing Units (2000): 3321
Land area (2000): 209.859319 sq. miles (543.533117 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 1.357079 sq. miles (3.514818 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 211.216398 sq. miles (547.047935 sq. km)
Located within: Kentucky (KY), FIPS 21
Location: 37.591061 N, 83.697023 W
Headwords:
Lee
Lee, KY
Lee County
Lee County, KY

Lee -- U.S. County in Iowa

Population (2000): 38052
Housing Units (2000): 16612
Land area (2000): 517.392436 sq. miles (1340.040200 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 21.372774 sq. miles (55.355227 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 538.765210 sq. miles (1395.395427 sq. km)
Located within: Iowa (IA), FIPS 19
Location: 40.576831 N, 91.416607 W
Headwords:
Lee
Lee, IA
Lee County
Lee County, IA

Lee -- U.S. County in Illinois

Population (2000): 36062
Housing Units (2000): 14310
Land area (2000): 725.363845 sq. miles (1878.683655 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 3.922337 sq. miles (10.158806 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 729.286182 sq. miles (1888.842461 sq. km)
Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
Location: 41.774245 N, 89.352013 W
Headwords:
Lee
Lee, IL
Lee County
Lee County, IL

Lee -- U.S. County in Mississippi

Population (2000): 75755
Housing Units (2000): 31887
Land area (2000): 449.588992 sq. miles (1164.430094 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 3.554216 sq. miles (9.205378 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 453.143208 sq. miles (1173.635472 sq. km)
Located within: Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28
Location: 34.276904 N, 88.682514 W
Headwords:
Lee
Lee, MS
Lee County
Lee County, MS

Lee -- U.S. County in North Carolina

Population (2000): 49040
Housing Units (2000): 19909
Land area (2000): 257.261320 sq. miles (666.303731 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 2.068229 sq. miles (5.356687 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 259.329549 sq. miles (671.660418 sq. km)
Located within: North Carolina (NC), FIPS 37
Location: 35.467286 N, 79.167664 W
Headwords:
Lee
Lee, NC
Lee County
Lee County, NC

Lee -- U.S. County in Texas

Population (2000): 15657
Housing Units (2000): 6851
Land area (2000): 628.500736 sq. miles (1627.809365 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 5.534011 sq. miles (14.333023 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 634.034747 sq. miles (1642.142388 sq. km)
Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48
Location: 30.272047 N, 96.947276 W
Headwords:
Lee
Lee, TX
Lee County
Lee County, TX

Lee -- U.S. County in South Carolina

Population (2000): 20119
Housing Units (2000): 7670
Land area (2000): 410.298525 sq. miles (1062.668256 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 1.003945 sq. miles (2.600206 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 411.302470 sq. miles (1065.268462 sq. km)
Located within: South Carolina (SC), FIPS 45
Location: 34.185344 N, 80.265648 W
Headwords:
Lee
Lee, SC
Lee County
Lee County, SC

Lee -- U.S. County in Alabama

Population (2000): 115092
Housing Units (2000): 50329
Land area (2000): 608.710255 sq. miles (1576.552257 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 6.842925 sq. miles (17.723094 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 615.553180 sq. miles (1594.275351 sq. km)
Located within: Alabama (AL), FIPS 01
Location: 32.607485 N, 85.328947 W
Headwords:
Lee
Lee, AL
Lee County
Lee County, AL

Lee -- U.S. County in Virginia

Population (2000): 23589
Housing Units (2000): 11086
Land area (2000): 437.134769 sq. miles (1132.173806 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.182976 sq. miles (0.473905 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 437.317745 sq. miles (1132.647711 sq. km)
Located within: Virginia (VA), FIPS 51
Location: 36.737463 N, 83.097696 W
Headwords:
Lee
Lee, VA
Lee County
Lee County, VA

Lee -- U.S. County in Florida

Population (2000): 440888
Housing Units (2000): 245405
Land area (2000): 803.630409 sq. miles (2081.393117 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 408.258598 sq. miles (1057.384871 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1211.889007 sq. miles (3138.777988 sq. km)
Located within: Florida (FL), FIPS 12
Location: 26.602541 N, 81.846262 W
Headwords:
Lee
Lee, FL
Lee County
Lee County, FL

Lee -- U.S. County in Arkansas

Population (2000): 12580
Housing Units (2000): 4768
Land area (2000): 601.663481 sq. miles (1558.301195 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 17.803104 sq. miles (46.109827 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 619.466585 sq. miles (1604.411022 sq. km)
Located within: Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05
Location: 34.780126 N, 90.763960 W
Headwords:
Lee
Lee, AR
Lee County
Lee County, AR
Wikipedia

Lée

Lée or Lee is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France.

Lee (English surname)

Lee is a common surname in English-speaking countries. Lee is also the 22nd-most-common in the United States during the year 2000 census, although this conflates a number of unrelated surnames with the same spelling (see below).

Lee (Korean surname)

Lee is the typical romanization of the common South Korean surname I ( Hangul ), North Korean surname Ri . The name is written identically to the Chinese name Li 李 in Hanja characters. It is the second-most-common surname in Korea, behind only Kim.

Lee (crater)

Lee is the lava-flooded remnant of a lunar crater that lies on an inlet of the Mare Humorum, in the southwestern part of the Moon. To the east is the crater Vitello, and just to the north is the lava-flooded crater Doppelmayer.

The rim of Lee is worn and somewhat eroded, with a wide gap along the northeast where lava entered and covered the floor. The interior is relatively flat and free of significant impacts. The craterlet Lee A is attached to the exterior of the southern rim of Lee.

Lee (jeans)

Lee is an American brand of denim jeans, first produced in 1889 in Salina, Kansas. The company is owned by VF Corporation, the largest apparel company in the world. Its headquarters is currently in Merriam, Kansas, just outside Kansas City, Missouri. The company states that they are an international retailer and manufacturer of casual wear and work wear and that they have more than 400 employees in the United States. In Australasia, the brand is owned by Pacific Brands since 2007, after it was acquired from Yakka.

Lee (film)

Lee is a Tamil language film released on 16 February 2007. The film starred Sibiraj, Prakash Raj and Nila in the lead roles. The film was produced by noted actor and Sibiraj's dad, Sathyaraj and directed by Prabu Solomon. The film was successful at the Box office.

Lee (English given name)

Lee is a given name derived from the English surname Lee (which is ultimately from a placename derived from Old English leah "clearing; meadow"). As the surname of Robert E. Lee (1807–1870), the name became popular in the American South after the Civil War, its popularity peaking in 1900 at rank 39 as a masculine name, and in 1955 at rank 182 as a feminine name. The name's popularity declined steadily in the second half of the 20th century, falling below rank 1000 by 1991 as a feminine name, and to 666 as of 2012 as a masculine name. In the later 20th century, it also gained some popularity in the United Kingdom, peaking among the 20 most popular boys' names during the 1970s to 1980s, but it had fallen out of the top 100 by 2001.

Lee is also a hypocoristic form of the given names Ashley, Beverly, Kimberley, and Leslie (all of which are also derived from English placenames containing -leah as a second element; with the possible exception of Leslie, which may be an anglicization of a Gaelic placename).

Lee (Vechte)

Lee is a river of Lower Saxony, Germany.

Lee (1814 cricketer)

Lee (first name and dates unknown) was an English first-class cricketer associated with Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) who was active in the 1810s. He is recorded in one match in 1814, totalling 2 runs with a highest score of 2.

The Collaborative International Dictionary

Lee

Lee \Lee\, a. (Naut.) Of or pertaining to the part or side opposite to that against which the wind blows; -- opposed to weather; as, the lee side or lee rail of a vessel.

Lee gauge. See Gauge, n. (Naut.)

Lee shore, the shore on the lee side of a vessel.

Lee tide, a tide running in the same direction that the wind blows.

On the lee beam, directly to the leeward; in a line at right angles to the length of the vessel and to the leeward.

Lee

Lee \Lee\, n.; pl. Lees (l[=e]z). [F. lie, perh. fr. L. levare to lift up, raise. Cf. Lever.] That which settles at the bottom, as of a cask of liquor (esp. wine); sediment; dregs; -- used now only in the plural. [Lees occurs also as a form of the singular.] ``The lees of wine.''
--Holland.

A thousand demons lurk within the lee.
--Young.

The wine of life is drawn, and the mere lees Is left this vault to brag of.
--Shak.

Lee

Lee \Lee\ (l[=e]), v. i., To lie; to speak falsely. [Obs.]
--Chaucer.

Lee

Lee \Lee\, n. [OE. lee shelter, Icel. hl[=e], akin to AS. hle['o], hle['o]w, shelter, protection, OS. hl[`e]o, D. lij lee, Sw. l["a], Dan. l[ae].]

  1. A sheltered place; esp., a place protected from the wind by some object; the side sheltered from the wind; shelter; protection; as, the lee of a mountain, an island, or a ship.

    We lurked under lee.
    --Morte d'Arthure.

    Desiring me to take shelter in his lee.
    --Tyndall.

  2. (Naut.) That part of the hemisphere, as one stands on shipboard, toward which the wind blows. See Lee, a.

    By the lee, To bring by the lee. See under By, and Bring.

    Under the lee of, on that side which is sheltered from the wind; as, to be under the lee of a ship.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

lee

Old English hleo "shelter, cover, defense, protection," from Proto-Germanic *khlewaz (cognates: Old Norse hle, Danish , Old Saxon hleo, Dutch lij "lee, shelter"). No known cognates outside Germanic; original sense uncertain and might have been "warm" (compare German lau "tepid," Old Norse hly "shelter, warmth"), which might link it to PIE *kele- (1) "warm." Nautical sense "that part of the hemisphere to which the wind is directed" (c.1400) is from the notion of the side of the ship opposite that which receives the wind as the sheltered side. As an adjective, 1510s, from the noun.

Wiktionary

lee

n. 1 (context sailing English) A protected cove or harbor, out of the wind. 2 (context sailing English) The side of the ship away from the wind. 3 A sheltered place, especially a place protected from the wind by some object; the side sheltered from the wind; shelter; protection.

WordNet

lee

adj. towards the side away from the wind [syn: downwind, lee(a)]

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

lee

noun
COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
Lee, Ang

Usage examples of "lee".

Frequent mention is made of sour galls, aleppo galls, green and blue vitriol, the lees of wine, black amber, sugar, fish-glue and a host of unimportant materials as being employed in the admixture of black inks.

LEED will not yield significant results unless the surface is scrupulously clean and free from adsorbed gas.

He stood staring at Argot with a defiant leer made hideous by the terrible wound.

If Arra was right and the next opening of the gate would release more shadows into the world, Lee needed to be as far from the gate as possible-not standing underneath it chatting to the boom operator while Peter went over the reactions he wanted with Laura.

He called persistently for reinforcements, remaining inactive meanwhile, because he estimated the Confederate army before him at two hundred thousand men, and was unwilling to assail this force, under command of soldiers like Johnston and Lee, until his own force seemed adequate to the undertaking.

Ignorant, doubtless, of the extremely small force which had thus repulsed General Burnside, in all four thousand five hundred men, he feared that General Lee would cross the bridge, assail his left, and that the hard-fought day might end in disaster to his own army.

The great force of one hundred and fifty thousand men was about to make the decisive assault, when Lee attacked it, and the battle which ensued drove the Federal army to a point thirty miles from the city, with such loss as to render hopeless any further attempt to assail the capital.

As it was, General Hooker seemed to have won the prize in the race, and Lee would, apparently, be forced to assail him on his strong ground, or retire in the direction of Richmond.

Telegraph road southward, and General Sedgwick promptly advanced up the turnpike leading from Fredericksburg to Chancellorsville, to assail General Lee.

Intelligence soon reached him, however, of the magnitude of the blow aimed by Lee, and, hastily breaking up his camps on the Rappahannock, he hurried to attack the force assailing his communications.

This assault of the enemy had been of so determined a character, that General Lee, in order to relieve his left, had directed Hood and Evans, near his centre, to advance and attack the left of the assaulting column.

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Lee looked up and saw a strong middle-aged man in a black leather jacket, a beeper and a Buck knife and a cell on his belt line, with a younger white dude, also in a leather, had a cocky walk, coming toward him.

Then the woodwose stopped abruptly in the lee of a tree trunk begreened with moss.

Lee said he had left General Bonham in charge there, with about five thousand troops, but he was still concerned.