What is another word for harbour?

Pronunciation: [hˈɑːbə] (IPA)

Harbour is a term that refers to a sheltered and safe place for boats, ships, and vessels. However, there are many other words that can be used to describe a harbour. Some of the synonyms for harbour include port, dock, marina, haven, anchorage, mooring, wharf, quay, pier, jetty, and inlet. Each of these words describes a different type of harbour or a specific feature of a harbour, such as a place for boats to dock or a protected inlet. Choosing the right synonym for harbour depends on the context and the specific usage of the word.

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Usage examples for Harbour

Under the shelter of the low-lying hills, the harbour was in a dead calm.
"The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols"
William Black
Our fear was that the stranger would run on shore, or get into some harbour before we could come up with her.
"Paddy Finn"
W. H. G. Kingston
Still we might get the wind, and run into an English harbour.
"Paddy Finn"
W. H. G. Kingston

Famous quotes with Harbour

  • Ah, sweet Content, where doth thine harbour hold.
    Barnabe Barnes
  • Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbour.
    Giotto di Bondone
  • We will make no distinction between the terrorists who committed these acts and those who harbour them.
    George W. Bush
  • My great love is my home county of Cornwall, I love to sit and watch people enjoying themselves on the beaches and in the harbour towns of Cornwall.
    John Dyer
  • The most amazing thing to me about the sea is the tide. A harbour like St. Ives is totally transformed in a very short space of time by the arrival or departure of the sea.
    John Dyer

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