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safe harbor

noun
1.
a harbor considered safe for a ship, as in wartime or during a storm at sea.
2.
any place or situation that offers refuge or protection.
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  • The swift impulse swept her to anchor her craft for life in a safe harbor.

    The Highgrader William MacLeod Raine
  • It is characterized by an indented coast and has a safe harbor.

    Jesus the Christ James Edward Talmage
  • Wherever a safe harbor occurred a small village had clustered about it and the larger islands only were inhabited.

    Pocket Island Charles Clark Munn
  • It was easily apparent that she had made a safe harbor none too early.

    Jim Spurling, Fisherman Albert Walter Tolman
  • No man can possibly know how comforting it is for a girl's course to be laid within easy running distance of a safe harbor.

    Sunlight Patch Credo Fitch Harris

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