Examples of haven in a Sentence
The shelter offers a haven from abusive spouses.
The inn is a haven for weary travelers.
This national park provides a safe haven for wildlife.
Recent Examples of haven from the Web
The cheap motels and deteriorating apartments attracted transients, and over time the neighborhood became a haven for gangs, drug dealers and pervasive crime.
A smoking ban in Czech bars, restaurants and cafes came into effect Wednesday, putting to an end the Czech Republic’s status as one of the last havens for tobacco smokers in Europe.
One of the world’s last havens for fund managers is coming under siege.
The topic all teams trying to enter the bracket of 64 teams were posed with was about whether or not the obligation to provide safe haven to refugees should outweigh a government's right to control its borders.
A smoking ban in Czech bars, restaurants and cafes took effect Wednesday, putting to an end the Czech Republic’s status as one of the last havens for tobacco smokers in Europe.
Laguna Beach’s Main Beach will transform into a volleyball haven this weekend as players from around the world compete in the 63rd annual Men’s Laguna Open.
For over half a century, Israelis have found Miami to be a natural haven for tourism, relocation and investment.
This outdoor haven is just 80 miles east of Seattle and has the perfect balance of rest and recreation.
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Origin and Etymology of haven
Middle English, from Old English hæfen; akin to Middle High German habene harbor
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
HAVEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of haven for English Language Learners
: a place where you are protected from danger, trouble, etc.
HAVEN Defined for Kids
Definition of haven for Students
: a safe place
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