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.
Origin and Etymology of haven
Middle English, from Old English hæfen; akin to Middle High German habene harbor
First Known Use: before 12th century
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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