Definition of Harbour. Meaning of Harbour. Synonyms of Harbour

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Definition of Harbour

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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.
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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 Harbour from wikipedia

- A harbor (American English) or harbour (British English; see spelling differences) (synonyms: wharves, haven) is a sheltered body of water where ships...
- David Kenneth Harbour (born April 10, 1975) is an American actor. He gained recognition for his portrayal of Jim Hopper in the Netflix science fiction...
- Gold Harbour (Spanish: Puerto de Oro) (54°37′S 35°56′W / 54.617°S 35.933°W / -54.617; -35.933Coordinates: 54°37′S 35°56′W / 54.617°S 35.933°W /...
- Mulberry harbours were temporary portable harbours developed by the United Kingdom during the Second World War to facilitate the rapid offloading of cargo...
- 49.659072; -1.611729 Cherbourg Harbour (French: rade de Cherbourg; literally, the "roadstead of Cherbourg"), is a harbour situated at the northern end of...
- Mumbai Harbour (MarathiMumba'ī bandar), or Front Bay (sometimes referred as Mumbai Harbour), is a natural deep-water harbour in the southern portion of...
- Falmouth Harbour Falmouth Harbour is a horseshoe-shaped bay and natural harbour on the far southern coast of the island of Antigua in Antigua and Barbuda...
- The village of Rosslare Harbour (Irish: Calafort Ros Láir), also known as Ballygeary, grew up to serve the needs of the harbour of the same name (now called...
- Kilindini Harbour is a large, natural deep-water inlet extending inland from Mombasa, Kenya. It is 25–30 fathoms (46–55 m) at its deepest center, although...
- Harbour Main, formerly Harbour Main-Whitbourne and Harbour Main-Bell Island, is a provincial electoral district for the House of ****embly of Newfoundland...
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