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Definition of Haven

Haven

  1. A bay, recess, or inlet of the sea, or the mouth of a river, which affords anchorage and shelter for shipping; a harbor; a port.
  2. A place of safety; a shelter; an asylum.
  3. To shelter, as in a haven.

Haven Quotations

Many people when they fall in love look for a little haven of refuge from the world, where they can be sure of being admired when they are not admirable, and praised when they are not praiseworthy.
Bertrand Russell

The safe haven that al-Qaida has found in Pakistan is very troubling.
Hillary Clinton

To desire and strive to be of some service to the world, to aim at doing something which shall really increase the happiness and welfare and virtue of mankind - this is a choice which is possible for all of us; and surely it is a good haven to sail for.
Henry Van Dyke

If I were in the government, I would persuade the prime minister to see the beauty in the fact that people see Israel as a haven - from their sadness to their hope.
Elie Wiesel

In Canada, we're happy to provide a safe haven for next-door neighbors in the middle of a marital dispute. And if anyone trips while crossing the border, we're happy to set their broken bones for free.
Douglas Coupland
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Haven Translations

haven in French is refuge, havre
haven in German is haben nicht
haven in Spanish is guarida
haven in Swedish is tillflyktsort

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