WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
har•bour  (härbər), 
n., v.t., v.i. [Chiefly Brit.]

    British Terms, Pronounsharbor.
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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
har•bor /ˈhɑrbɚ/USA pronunciation n. [countable]
  1. a body of water deep enough for anchoring a ship and providing protection from the weather.
  2. any place of shelter or safety.

v. [+ object]
  • to give shelter to:to harbor refugees.
  • to conceal; hide:to harbor fugitives.
  • to keep or hold in the mind;
    entertain:harbored suspicions.
  • Also,[esp. Brit.,]ˈhar•bour. 

    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    harbour, US harbor /ˈhɑːbə/ n
    1. a sheltered port
    2. a place of refuge or safety
    1. (transitive) to give shelter to: to harbour a criminal
    2. (transitive) to maintain secretly: to harbour a grudge
    3. to shelter (a vessel) in a harbour or (of a vessel) to seek shelter
    Etymology: Old English herebeorg, from here troop, army + beorg shelter; related to Old High German heriberga hostelry, Old Norse herbergi

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