What is another word for roadsteads?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈə͡ʊdstɛdz] (IPA)

Roadsteads are defined as the sheltered anchorage for ships. They can be found in various places around the world, but they are all basically the same thing. However, there are some synonyms for roadsteads that can be used in different situations and contexts. These synonyms include harbor, bay, cove, inlet, fjord, and sound. Each of these words refers to a specific type of sheltered anchorage, and depending on the location, one may be more appropriate than another. For example, a fjord would be a more fitting description for a roadstead located in Norway, where deep, narrow inlets are common.

What are the hypernyms for Roadsteads?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Roadsteads

The important and much-praised port of Trincomalee is on this side of the island, where several open roadsteads are commercially available for coasting vessels, so built, like most oriental water-craft, that they can be drawn up on the beach in rough weather.
"The Pearl of India"
Maturin M. Ballou
Tiny lights appeared at masthead or prow of the many craft lying at anchor in the roadsteads, and from far away through the open window there came wafted, on the sweet salt breeze, the melancholy sound of an old Normandy ditty sung by a pair of youthful throats.
"Petticoat Rule"
Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
Although the most important strategic points on the Mississippi were still held by Confederate garrisons, nearly every mile of the great river, from Cairo to New Orleans, was patrolled by the Federal gunboats; and in deep water, from the ports of the Atlantic to the roadsteads of the Gulf, the frigates maintained their vigilant blockade.
"Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War"
G. F. R. Henderson

Famous quotes with Roadsteads

  • "The gross and net result of it is that people who spent most of their natural lives riding iron bicycles over the rocky roadsteads of this parish get their personalities mixed up with the personalities of their bicycle as a result of the interchanging of the atoms of each of them and you would be surprised at the number of people in these parts who nearly are half people and half bicycles."
    Brian O'Nolan

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