harborage

noun
har·bor·age | \ˈhär-bə-rij \

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Examples of harborage in a Sentence

the city boasts one of the best deepwater harborages on the Atlantic coast the only harborage from the storm was a lone pine tree, which looked like it could get hit by lightning any minute

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In addition to food, roaches need harborage to thrive. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "How to Get Rid of Roaches," 7 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of harborage

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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