[ UK /hˈɑːbɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈhɑɹbɝ/ ]
  1. a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
  2. a place of refuge and comfort and security
  1. secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals)
  2. keep in one's possession; of animals
  3. hold back a thought or feeling about
    She is harboring a grudge against him
  4. maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
    entertain interesting notions
    harbor a resentment
    bear a grudge
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How To Use harbour In A Sentence

  • Yet the Browns harbour no bitterness towards Waugh over the destruction of their business.
  • The Minister was asked particularly whether the Tauranga Harbour Bridge could be tolled under this proposal.
  • At first I was minded to send a boat after them, but by this time the rafts were a good two miles beyond the harbour, and Mrs. Purchase said, 'No, they can do no good, poor dears; let them have their few hours' pleasure. ' Shining Ferry
  • The snowy dome of Fujisan reddening in the sunrise rose above the violet woodlands of Mississippi Bay as we steamed out of Yokohama Harbour on the 19th, and three days later I saw the last of Japan — a rugged coast, lashed by a wintry sea. Unbeaten Tracks in Japan
  • The old ship has been lying up in the harbour for a month.
  • In response to a question from Séamus Cosaí Fitzgerald the harbour master, Brian Farrell, said that the proposed charges were in line with current fees in other ports.
  • Ten of us broke the ice across the harbour with our feet and glided our boats out into the liquid waters beyond.
  • For the Out Skerries comprise a group of three little islands which are conveniently arranged to form a perfect natural harbour.
  • The ferries, warships, water taxis, huge container vessels, yachts and fishing tinnies ply with impunity one of the greatest anchorages and working harbours in the world.
  • From his position on the cliff top, he had a good view of the harbour.
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