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havennoun anchorage, asylum, citadel, cove, harbor, hideout, landing, place of safety, port, portus, protection, refuge, resting place, retreat, sanctuary, shelter
Associated concepts: diplomatic immunity
See also: asylum, bulwark, domicile, guard, harbor, home, preserve, protect, protection, refuge, screen, shelter
HAVEN. A place calculated for the reception of ships, and so situated, in regard to the surrounding land, that the vessel may ride at anchor in it in safety. Hale, de Port. Mar. c. 2; 2 Chit. Com. Law, 2; 15 East, R. 304, 5. Vide Creek; Port; Road.