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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo;
[syn: seaport, haven, harbor, harbour]

2. a place of refuge and comfort and security;
[syn: harbor, harbour]


VERB (4)

1. maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings);
- Example: "bear a grudge"
- Example: "entertain interesting notions"
- Example: "harbor a resentment"
[syn: harbor, harbour, hold, entertain, nurse]

2. secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals);
[syn: harbor, harbour]

3. keep in one's possession; of animals;
[syn: harbor, harbour]

4. hold back a thought or feeling about;
- Example: "She is harboring a grudge against him"
[syn: harbor, harbour, shield]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Harbor \Har"bor\ (h[aum]r"b[~e]r), n. [Written also harbour.] [OE. herbor, herberwe, herberge, Icel. herbergi (cf. OHG. heriberga), orig., a shelter for soldiers; herr army + bjarga to save, help, defend; akin to AS. here army, G. heer, OHG. heri, Goth. harjis, and AS. beorgan to save, shelter, defend, G. bergen. See Harry, 2d Bury, and cf. Harbinger.] 1. A station for rest and entertainment; a place of security and comfort; a refuge; a shelter. [1913 Webster] [A grove] fair harbour that them seems. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] For harbor at a thousand doors they knocked. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Specif.: A lodging place; an inn. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 3. (Astrol.) The mansion of a heavenly body. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 4. A portion of a sea, a lake, or other large body of water, either landlocked or artificially protected so as to be a place of safety for vessels in stormy weather; a port or haven. [1913 Webster] 5. (Glass Works) A mixing box for materials. [1913 Webster] Harbor dues (Naut.), fees paid for the use of a harbor. Harbor seal (Zool.), the common seal. Harbor watch, a watch set when a vessel is in port; an anchor watch. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Harbor \Har"bor\ (h[aum]r"b[~e]r), v. t. [Written also harbour.] [imp. & p. p. Harbored (-b[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Harboring.] [OE. herberen, herberwen, herbergen; cf. Icel. herbergja. See Harbor, n.] To afford lodging to; to entertain as a guest; to shelter; to receive; to give a refuge to; to indulge or cherish (a thought or feeling, esp. an ill thought); as, to harbor a grudge. [1913 Webster] Any place that harbors men. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The bare suspicion made it treason to harbor the person suspected. --Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster] Let not your gentle breast harbor one thought of outrage. --Rowe. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Harbor \Har"bor\, v. i. To lodge, or abide for a time; to take shelter, as in a harbor. [1913 Webster] For this night let's harbor here in York. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

harbor n 1: a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo [syn: seaport, haven, harbor, harbour] 2: a place of refuge and comfort and security [syn: harbor, harbour] v 1: maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings); "bear a grudge"; "entertain interesting notions"; "harbor a resentment" [syn: harbor, harbour, hold, entertain, nurse] 2: secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals) [syn: harbor, harbour] 3: keep in one's possession; of animals [syn: harbor, harbour] 4: hold back a thought or feeling about; "She is harboring a grudge against him" [syn: harbor, harbour, shield]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

164 Moby Thesaurus words for "harbor": accommodate, anchorage, anchorage ground, arm, armlet, armor, asylum, basin, bay, bayou, bear, bed, belt, berth, bestow, bight, billet, board, boca, bosom, bourn, breakwater, bulkhead, bunk, cabin, camp, chamber, champion, cherish, chuck, cling to, clip, cloak, compass about, conceal, copyright, cove, cover, covert, creek, cushion, defend, destination, dock, dockage, dockyard, domicile, domiciliate, dry dock, embankment, embosom, embrace, encamp, ensure, entertain, estuary, euripus, fence, fend, fjord, fondle, forest preserve, foster, frith, game preserve, game sanctuary, goal, groin, guarantee, guard, gulf, gut, harbor of refuge, harborage, have, have and hold, haven, hide, hold, hold on to, house, hug, hut, inlet, insure, jetty, jutty, keep, keep from harm, keep safe, kyle, landing, landing place, landing stage, last stop, loch, lodge, lough, maintain, make safe, marina, mole, mooring, moorings, mouth, narrow, narrow seas, narrows, natural harbor, nestle, nurse, nurture, patent, pier, police, port, preserve, protect, protected anchorage, put up, quarter, quay, reach, refuge, register, retain, retreat, ride shotgun for, riding, road, roads, roadstead, roof, room, roost, safe haven, safeguard, safehold, sanctuary, screen, seaport, seawall, secrete, secure, shelter, shield, shipyard, shroud, slip, snug harbor, sound, stable, stop, stopping place, strait, straits, stronghold, terminal, terminal point, terminus, treasure, treasure up, underwrite, wharf
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

HARBOR. A place where ships may ride with safety; any navigable water protected by the surrounding country; a haven. (q.v.) It is public property. 1. Bouv. Inst. n. 435.
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):

HARBOR, n. A place where ships taking shelter from stores are exposed to the fury of the customs.
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Harbor, OR -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Oregon Population (2000): 2622 Housing Units (2000): 1691 Land area (2000): 1.873427 sq. miles (4.852154 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.439748 sq. miles (1.138943 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.313175 sq. miles (5.991097 sq. km) FIPS code: 32100 Located within: Oregon (OR), FIPS 41 Location: 42.040812 N, 124.253639 W ZIP Codes (1990): 97415 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Harbor, OR Harbor