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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
onshore \onshore\ adj. coming from the sea toward the land; -- of winds and weather; as, an onshore gale. Opposed to offshore. Syn: inshore, seaward. [WordNet 1.5] 2. On the edge of the land; near the shoreline; as, an onshore lighthouse. [WordNet 1.5]