a part of a body of water protected and deep enough to be a place of safety for ships <this picturesque cove is one of the most popular havens on all of the cape for weekend yachtsmen> Related Words basin
, creek [chiefly British]
, loch [Scottish]
, lough [chiefly Irish]
, home port
something (as a building) that offers cover from the weather or protection from danger <the cross-country skiers hoped desperately to find a cave, as a haven from the blizzard> Related Words oasis
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