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Noun: harbour  haa(r)-bu(r)
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: harbor)
  1. A sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
    - seaport, haven, harbor [N. Amer]
     
  2. [Brit] A sheltered area of coast where ships can dock or anchor safely
    - harbor [US], port
     
  3. A place of refuge and comfort and security
    - harbor [N. Amer]
Verb: harbour  haa(r)-bu(r)
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: harbor)
  1. Maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
    "harbour a resentment";
    - harbor [N. Amer], hold, entertain, nurse
     
  2. Secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals)
    - harbor [N. Amer]
     
  3. Keep in one's possession; of animals
    - harbor [N. Amer]
     
  4. Hold back a thought or feeling about
    "She is harbouring a grudge against him";
    - harbor [N. Amer], shield

Derived forms: harbouring, harbours, harboured

Type of: asylum, conceal, experience, feel, hide, hold on, keep, port, refuge, sanctuary, shelter

Part of: seafront

Encyclopedia: Harbour