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Entry Word: harbor
Function: noun
Text: 1 a part of a body of water protected and deep enough to be a place of safety for ships <the tanker stayed in Boston harbor three days to undergo repairs>
Synonyms anchorage, harborage, haven, port
Related Words seaport; arm, bay, bight, cove, creek [chiefly British], estuary, firth, fjord (or fiord), gulf, inlet, loch [Scottish], narrow, roads, roadstead; canal, channel, sound, strait
2 something (as a building) that offers cover from the weather or protection from danger <seeking a harbor from the drenching rain, we unfortunately chose a bank where a robbery was taking place> -- see SHELTER