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wharf

1. a platform of timber, stone, concrete, etc., built parallel to the waterfront at a harbour or navigable river for the docking, loading, and unloading of ships
2. the wharves NZ the working area of a dock
3. an obsolete word for shore

wharf

[′wȯrf]
(civil engineering)
A structure of open construction built parallel to the shoreline; used by vessels to receive and discharge passengers and cargo.
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Al-Tuwaijri said, This wharf at Yanbu Commercial Port will be constructed in co-operation with the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities to promote domestic tourism.
This wharf at Yanbu Commercial Port will be constructed in cooperation with the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities to promote domestic tourism," Al-Tuwaijri said.
Al-Tuwaijri said, This wharf at Yanbu Commercial Port will be constructed in cooperation with the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities to promote domestic tourism.
Using the very latest all-glass court, with its innovative contra-dot system, the Canary Wharf Classic will give spectators the chance to see the cream of world squash battle it out from all four sides of the court to compete for the coveted crown - currently held by Britain's world No.
The ISS Canary Wharf Classic will be held in the East Wintergarden of Canary Wharf and runs from March 10-14.
England's rising star James Will-strop is seeded three at Canary Wharf, with co-promoter Peter Nicol, pictured right, at four.
Willstrop, the inaugural Canary Wharf champion in 2004, lost to Ricketts in the British Open final, but he and Nicol - who recently led England to World Team Championship victory in Pakistan - are out to follow the Ashes success by gaining more glory on the squash court.
The 35-year-old Dana Wharf Sportfishing is so confident that passengers will see whales that the company guarantees it on each trip.
Dana Wharf offers three daily departures of two hours each, narrated by an experienced captain.