An example of a home for abused women.
An example of a harbour is a marina.
The neighbourhood is a well-known harbour for petty thieves.
The city has an excellent natural harbour.
An example of harbour is to let neighbors stay in an underground shelter during a storm.
That scientist harbours the belief that God created humans.
Other Word Forms
Origin of harbour
- From Middle English herber, herberge, from Old English herebeorg (“shelter, lodgings, quarters”), from Proto-Germanic *harjaz (“army”) + *bergô (“protection”), equivalent to Old English here (“army, host”) + ġebeorg (“defense, protection, refuge”). Cognate with Old Norse herbergi (“a harbour; a room”) (whence the Icelandic herbergi), Dutch herberg, German Herberge ‘hospice’, Swedish härbärge. Compare also French auberge (“hostel”). More at here, borrow.