Definition of haven
- a haven for artists
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.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
: a place where you are protected from danger, trouble, etc.
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