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haven

a port, harbour, or other sheltered place for shipping

haven

[′hā·vən]
(navigation)
A place of safety for vessels; it is accessible in all states of weather and tides.
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Sometimes, having had a surfeit of human society and gossip, and worn out all my village friends, I rambled still farther westward than I habitually dwell, into yet more unfrequented parts of the town, "to fresh woods and pastures new," or, while the sun was setting, made my supper of huckleberries and blueberries on Fair Haven Hill, and laid up a store for several days.
I have sometimes disturbed a fish hawk sitting on a white pine over the water; but I doubt if it is ever profaned by the wind of a gull, like Fair Haven.
You drove a lady from here to the New York, New Haven & Hartford Depot last Friday?
You were to go to the offices of the Haven of Philanthropy, and put your name down as a Member and a Professing Philanthropist.
New Haven, known also as the City of Elms, is a fine town.
This is the haven of the old merman Phorcys, and here is the olive tree that grows at the head of it; [near it is the cave sacred to the Naiads;] {122} here too is the overarching cavern in which you have offered many an acceptable hecatomb to the nymphs, and this is the wooded mountain Neritum.
We entered this haven through a wicket-gate, and were disgorged by an introductory passage into a melancholy little square that looked to me like a flat burying-ground.
We had a dreary morning's work before us, for there was no sign of any wind, and the boats had to be got out and manned, and the ship warped three or four miles round the corner of the island and up the narrow passage to the haven behind Skeleton Island.
Along with low, or no, taxes, havens offer privacy, with laws that prevent sharing information about taxpayers.
These "best-in-class" products, designed by New Havens management and engineering staff, include the patented E-CRATE[R] system, the .
Syrian opposition fighters battling to oust Assad need the protection of foreign-guarded no-fly zones and safe havens near the borders with Jordan and Turkey, a Syrian opposition leader said last Sunday, adding that the establishment of secure areas on the borders with Jordan and Turkey "was an essential thing that would confirm to the regime that its power is diminishing bit by bit.
Concrete and structural steel has nearly doubled,'' said Mat Havens, director of facility, acquisition and development.