From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
- A sheltered expanse of water, adjacent to land, in which ships may dock or anchor, especially for loading and unloading.
- A harbor, even if it is a little harbor, is a good thing, since adventurers come into it as well as go out, and the life in it grows strong, because it takes something from the world, and has something to give in return - Sarah Orne Jewett
- Any place of shelter.
- The neighborhood is a well-known harbor for petty thieves.