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Areas and structures where boats and ships stop or are kept

anchorage

noun

a place where ships can anchor

basin

noun

an enclosed area of water where boats can be kept

berth

noun

a place at a port where a ship stays for a period of time

dock

noun

an enclosed area of water in a port, where ships stay while goods are taken on or off, passengers get on or off, or repairs are done

docks

noun

the area in a port where the docks are

dockyard

noun

a place where ships are built or repaired.

dry dock

noun

a place where a ship or boat can be taken out of the water and repaired

harbor

the American spelling of harbour

harbour

noun

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

jetty

noun

a long narrow structure that goes from the land out into a lake, sea, or river to provide a place for boats to stop at

landing

noun

a place where you can leave a boat

landing place

noun

a landing for boats

landing stage

noun

a wooden structure where people or goods leave a boat

marina

noun

an area of water beside the land, that is designed for keeping small private boats in

mooring

noun

a place where a boat or ship can be tied up

mooring

noun

the ropes or chains that a boat or ship is tied to

platform

noun

a structure built over water where people can get on and off small boats

port

noun

an area of water where ships stop, including the buildings around it. A harbour is the same thing but smaller and is intended for smaller boats

quay

noun

a hard surface next to a sea or river, where boats can stop

slipway

noun

a slope used for moving boats into and out of water

wharf

noun

a structure built for boats to stop at, at the edge of the land or leading from the land out into the water

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