Place of shelter for vessels. Most of the time used as an indication for the geographical location.
a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals)
a port area in a province where ships can be docked
a safe place for maintenance, exchange, extension, and the gathering in of the new, all-important aspects of pre-school care and education
a safe, protected place where people can be sheltered
A natural or artificially improved stretch of water where vessels can anchor or secure to buoys or alongside wharves etc and obtain protection from sea and swell. The protection may be afforded by natural features or by artificial works. The place may be provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging cargo or passengers.
A port of haven where ships may anchor.
a port or area protected from the open sea by land or walls, in which a ship can lie safely
a port, a haven