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, harbor
port, a natural or artificial harbor and its terminal facilities for the transfer of goods and passengers to or from waterborne means of transport. Port cities are located on oceans, lakes, rivers, and canals in places where access to the hinterland provides a large volume of commerce. The importance of a port depends on the availability of transportation and on the extent of terminal facilities such as wharfs, storage space, and machinery. See also free port.
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What does it mean when you dream about a harbor?

A ship anchored at harbor can symbolize the feeling that something or someone is “all washed up”, as well respite from a hard siege. Ships also represent a place of security to hide or to regroup.

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Any body of water of sufficient depth for ships to enter and find shelter from storms or other natural phenomena. Also known as port.
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(US), harbor
a sheltered port
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The entire Harbor Group management team and staff will join Alliant and continue to service clients from its Miami headquarters.
Upon closing, Lake Sunapee shareholders own approximately 41% of stock in the combined company, and Bar Harbor shareholders will own approximately 59%.
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The harbor improvement project for the City of Seldovia is being jointly funded by the Denali Commission grant and $1 million in matching funds from the State of Alaska.
In addition to Kaohsiung Harbor, portion construction will also be carried out for other harbors, including Taichung Harbor, Keelung Harbor, Taipei Harbor, Suao Harbor, and Anping Harbor, to boost their capacities and expand economic hinterland.
A safe harbor 401(k) requires that an employer make either a contribution of 3% of compensation or a matching contribution (e.g., 100% of deferrals up to 4% of compensation).
Does the concept of the event that itself is harbored itself give harbor to the myriad and motley relations that make up its basileia?
"In the past we have had ceremonies recognizing those who gave their lives at Pearl Harbor," he said.
The funds Abitibi issues for the paper collected at Mittal Indiana Harbor go directly to the American Heart Association, a charity handpicked by the company.