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 Meanings and Examples of HARBOR
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harbor
 v.  provide a refuge for; hide; give shelter to
Classic Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  At a shout from the boat, the chain that closes the mouth of the port was lowered and in a second they were, as Dantes knew, in the Frioul and outside the inner harbor.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 8. The Chateau D'If.
2  The boat they were in could not make a long voyage; there was no vessel at anchor outside the harbor; he thought, perhaps, they were going to leave him on some distant point.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 8. The Chateau D'If.
3  She was coming out of Marseilles harbor, and was standing out to sea rapidly, her sharp prow cleaving through the waves.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
4  It seemed, however, to Edmond, who was hidden from his comrades by the inequalities of the ground, that at sixty paces from the harbor the marks ceased; nor did they terminate at any grotto.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo.
5  The patron turned towards his vessel, which was rolling on the swell in the little harbor, and, with sails partly set, would be ready for sea when her toilet should be completed.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo.
6  It will be absolutely necessary that the place you may select have a small harbor, creek, or bay, into which my corvette can enter and remain at anchor.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 46. Unlimited Credit.
7  You had dreamed that a ship had entered the harbor at Havre, that this ship brought news that a payment we had looked upon as lost was going to be made.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene.
8  Morrel accompanied the count to the harbor.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 113. The Past.
9  Ten minutes afterwards, the sails were furled, and they cast anchor about a hundred fathoms from the little harbor.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 117. The Fifth of October.
10  In an instant they found themselves in a little harbor, formed in a natural creek; the boat grounded on the fine sand.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 117. The Fifth of October.
11  I'll lay you two to one she didn't even know the fort was out there in the harbor, much less that it was full of Yankees until we shelled them out.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
12  It was in the Villa Margherita, by the palms of the Charleston Battery and the metallic harbor, that her aloofness melted.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
13  In the sky a fiery plain sloped down to a serene harbor.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
14  He has been frequently captured there, and towed into harbor.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
15  So much so, that now taking some alarm, the captain, making all sail, stood away for the nearest harbor among the islands, there to have his hull hove out and repaired.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  The ship is expected to make harbor tonight.
2  He used to skip lessons and hang around the harbor with some other boys.
3  He wasn't good navigator, so it is necessary that the coastline remain in sight as he moved from one harbor to the next.
4  The ship was lying to outside the harbor.
5  The boats in the harbor were safe during the storm.
6  We stopped worrying about the ship's safe arrival when she sailed into the harbor with all her flags flying.
7  The ship had to be towed into the harbor.
8  The ship has to run into the harbor when the sudden storm arises.
9  With great skill, he piloted the boat into the little harbor.
10  The freighter tied up at a small harbor.
11  The crew of the Southern Supporter, an Australian customs vessel, has finally arrived here in Cape Town harbor after an epic three-week chase through the treacherous southern ocean, dodging icebergs and high seas to arrest the crew of a ship caught poaching rare Patagonian tooth fish.
12  The crew of the Southern Supporter has finally arrived here in Cape Town harbor after an epic three-week chase through the treacherous southern ocean.
13  The church might harbor illegal aliens who were political refugees.
14  When the ships collided in the harbor, pandemonium broke out among the passengers.
15  A stretch of firm sands forms a primitive highway for the heavily-laden wagons to freight from the harbor to the town.