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haven

a port, harbour, or other sheltered place for shipping
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haven

[′hā·vən]
(navigation)
A place of safety for vessels; it is accessible in all states of weather and tides.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.