Definition of Harbor. Meaning of Harbor. Synonyms of Harbor

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Definition of Harbor

Harbor
Harbor Har"bor, v. t. [Written also harbour.] [imp. & p. p. Harbored; p. pr. & vb. n. Harboring.] [OE. herberen, herberwen, herbergen; cf. Icel. herbergja. See Harbor, n.] To afford lodging to; to enter as guest; to receive; to give a refuge to; indulge or cherish (a thought or feeling, esp. an ill thought). Any place that harbors men. --Shak. The bare suspicion made it treason to harbor the person suspected. --Bp. Burnet. Let not your gentle breast harbor one thought of outrage. --Rowe.
Harbor
Harbor Har"bor, n. [Written also harbour.] [OE herbor, herberwe, herberge, Icel. herbergi (cf. OHG. heriberga), orig., a shelter for soldiers; herr army + bjarga to save, help, defend; akin to AS. here army, G. heer, OHG. heri, Goth. harjis, and AS. beorgan to save, shelter, defend, G. bergen. See Harry, 2d Bury, and cf. Harbinger.] 1. A station for rest and entertainment; a place of security and comfort; a refuge; a shelter. [A grove] fair harbour that them seems. --Spenser. For harbor at a thousand doors they knocked. --Dryden. 2. Specif.: A lodging place; an inn. [Obs.] --Chaucer. 3. (Astrol.) The mansion of a heavenly body. [Obs.] 4. A portion of a sea, a lake, or other large body of water, either landlocked or artificially protected so as to be a place of safety for vessels in stormy weather; a port or haven.

Meaning of Harbor from wikipedia

- A harbor (American English), harbour (British English; see spelling differences), or haven is a sheltered body of water where ships, boats, and barges...
- Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial ****anese Navy Air Service upon the United States against the naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu...
- Pearl Harbor is an American lagoon harbor on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, west of Honolulu. It was often visited by the Naval fleet of the United States...
- Safe harbor or Safe harbour may refer to: Safe harbor (broadcasting), established in 1978 in the US, the time period in a television schedule during which...
- The Harbor Subdivision is a historic single-track main line of the BNSF Railway which stretches 26 miles (42 km) between rail yards near downtown Los Angeles...
- The harbour (or harbor) seal (Phoca vitulina), also known as the common seal, is a true seal found along temperate and Arctic marine coastlines of the...
- Harbor Hill was a large Long Island mansion built from 1899–1902 in Roslyn, New York, for telecommunications magnate Clarence Hungerford Mackay. It was...
- Pearl Harbor is a 2001 American romantic war drama film directed by Michael Bay, produced by Bay and Jerry Bruckheimer and written by Randall Wallace....
- A harbor (or harbour) is a place where ships may shelter from the weather or are stored. Harbo(u)r or The Harbo(u)r may also refer to: Harbor (America...
- Victor Harbor may refer to: Victor Harbor, South Australia, a locality Victor Harbor High School City of Victor Harbor, a local government area Victor...