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haven

noun ha·ven \ˈhā-vən\

: a place where you are protected from danger, trouble, etc.

Full Definition of HAVEN

1
:  harbor, port
2
:  a place of safety :  refuge
3
:  a place offering favorable opportunities or conditions <a haven for artists>
haven transitive verb

Examples of HAVEN

  1. The shelter offers a haven from abusive spouses.
  2. The inn is a haven for weary travelers.
  3. This national park provides a safe haven for wildlife.

Origin of HAVEN

Middle English, from Old English hæfen; akin to Middle High German habene harbor
First Known Use: before 12th century

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HAVEN Defined for Kids

haven

noun ha·ven \ˈhā-vən\

Definition of HAVEN for Kids

:  a safe place

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