Examples of wharf in a Sentence
tied the rowboat up at the wharf
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The breakwater of the wharf is fascinating with huge granite obelisks bent by storms lining the granite rocks like seaside grave stones.
The line ran from Providence to the steamboat wharf in Stonington in 1832.
It was taken by a majority-white council that meets in a City Hall built by slaves and was less than a mile (1.5 kilometers) from the old wharf where slave ships unloaded.
They were used at the waterfront, along with bulkhead wharves, to contain soil and turn the original cove called Point Lumley into land that supported warehouses, mills and other commercial buildings.
The men, according to Holohan were violating the order that forbids the presence of enemy aliens near docks and wharves.
The ferry to Manitou departs from Fishtown, the aromatic working wharf that is part of Leland.
It will be located on the site of the old wharf where slave ships unloaded.
The majority-white 12 member council voted in a city hall that is located less than a mile from the old wharf, where almost half of all the slaves brought to the United States first stepped foot on American soil.
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WHARF Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wharf for English Language Learners
: a flat structure that is built along the shore of a river, ocean, etc., so that ships can load and unload cargo or passengers
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