harbor harbor  /ˈhɑr bər/


  1. (n) a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
  2. (n) a place of refuge and comfort and security
  3. (v) maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
  4. (v) secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals)
  5. (v) keep in one's possession; of animals
  6. (v) hold back a thought or feeling about

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  • While Kwan Yin, the goddess of mercy, may watch over Hong Kong, its destiny is tied more directly to the ebb and flow of an earthly asset: its harbor.


  1. Body of Missing Swimmer Possibly Found in Kenosha Harbor

    Rescue crews pulled a man's body from the Kenosha Harbor on Saturday night, according to Kenosha Police.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: CBS 58 Milwaukee

  2. Benton Harbor standoff ends peacefully

    A standoff Sunday in Benton Harbor that necessitated the involvement of a SWAT team ended peacefully.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: 22 WSBT South Bend

  3. Former big league pitcher Justin Miller dies in Palm Harbor

    TAMPA - Former Major League Baseball pitcher Justin Miller of Palm Harbor died earlier this week, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: The Tampa Tribune

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  1. Or as Palin said when McCain named her as his pick, "A ship in harbor is safe, but that's not why the ship is built."
    on Sep 2, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Describing the conditions as an "economic Pearl Harbor," Buffett said, according to a Bloomberg news report Wednesday that his investment in Goldman is a vote of confidence in the Treasury's plan.
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: Warren Buffett Source: Christian Science Monitor

  3. "This morning I have conveyed to the trustees of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory my desire to retire immediately from my position as its chancellor, as well as from my position on its board, on which I have served for the past 43 years,"...
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: James Watson Source: Scientific American

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