harbor


harbor
01. The [harbor] was filled with the boats of fishermen protesting the government's ban on salmon fishing.
02. We walked down by the [harbor], and looked at the boats for a while.
03. Our hotel room had a balcony with a view over the [harbor], so we sat outside in the evening, and watched the sailboats and fishing boats coming in for the night.
04. The villagers are suspected of [harboring] guerrillas from the government troops.
05. We walked around the Inner [Harbor] watching the street musicians.
06. There are a few seals that come into the [harbor], and get fed by tourists or fishermen.
07. With all the sailboats, fishing boats, charter boats, seaplanes and whale-watching vessels, the [harbor] is really becoming crowded.
08. There is an old proverb which states that a little body often [harbors] a great soul.
09. There is a Chinese proverb which states that the house with an old grandparent [harbors] a jewel.
10. Speaking of the terrorists who destroyed the World Trade Center, President George Bush said "This government will make sure that the people who conducted these acts, and those who [harbor] them will be held accountable for their actions."
11. Coral reefs cover just 1 percent of the sea floor, but [harbor] as much as one-quarter of the world's marine species.
12. Los Cabos, in the southern Baja Peninsula, was favored by early pirates because of its safe [harbors].
13. The island of Australia [harbors] many plant and animal species which are not found in any other part of the world.
14. Hong Kong [harbor] was long an important British naval station.
15. The city of Kingston, Jamaica has the seventh largest natural [harbor] in the world.
16. The boat steamed into New York [harbor] with its load of immigrants.
17. In January of 1502, Portugese explorers landed at a [harbor] on the coast of South America, and named the site Rio de Janeiro, meaning River of January.
18. In December of 1917, a ship exploded in the [harbor] at Halifax, Nova Scotia, killing 1,600 people.
19. One single tree in Peru was found to [harbor] forty-three different species of ants - a total that approximates the entire ant species in the British Isles.

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  • Harbor — Har bor (h[aum]r b[ e]r), n. [Written also {harbour}.] [OE. herbor, herberwe, herberge, Icel. herbergi (cf. OHG. heriberga), orig., a shelter for soldiers; herr army + bjarga to save, help, defend; akin to AS. here army, G. heer, OHG. heri, Goth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Harbor — Har bor (h[aum]r b[ e]r), v. t. [Written also {harbour}.] [imp. & p. p. {Harbored} ( b[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Harboring}.] [OE. herberen, herberwen, herbergen; cf. Icel. herbergja. See {Harbor}, n.] To afford lodging to; to entertain as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Harbor — Har bor, v. i. To lodge, or abide for a time; to take shelter, as in a harbor. [1913 Webster] For this night let s harbor here in York. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Harbor, OR — U.S. Census Designated Place in Oregon Population (2000): 2622 Housing Units (2000): 1691 Land area (2000): 1.873427 sq. miles (4.852154 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.439748 sq. miles (1.138943 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.313175 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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