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Definition of Harbor


  1. A station for rest and entertainment; a place of security and comfort; a refuge; a shelter.
  2. Specif.: A lodging place; an inn.
  3. The mansion of a heavenly body.
  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.
  5. A mixing box materials.
  6. 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).
  7. To lodge, or abide for a time; to take shelter, as in a harbor.

Harbor Quotations

My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor.
Phyllis Diller

Pearl Harbor was the defining event in my life. It shaped who I am, and all of my hang-ups and my drives, I think, stem from that.
David Suzuki

My father pulled into Pearl Harbor four days after the bombing, and he said, everything was still burning. He said they never told the public how bad it was. It was really bad.
John Lasseter

The lesson of Pearl Harbor ought never to be forgotten, and of course the motto that came from that, 69 years ago, the war which my dad fought, was 'Remember Pearl Harbor, never again.' We need to keep that to mind.
Oliver North

After the Battle of Midway there was a week in a rest camp at Pearl Harbor.
Jack Adams
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Harbor Translations

harbor in Afrikaans is hawe
harbor in Danish is havn
harbor in Dutch is haven
harbor in Finnish is satama
harbor in German is Hafen
harbor in Italian is porto
harbor in Portuguese is porto
harbor in Spanish is puerto
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