harbour - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈhɑː(r)bə(r)/
singularharbour
pluralharbours
  1. an area of water near the land where it is safe for boats to stay. A port is a harbour where passengers and goods can be taken on and off

    Folkestone harbour

    a splendid natural harbour

    The wind kept us in harbour until the following afternoon.