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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ha·ven /ˈhevən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ha·ven n.
 1. A bay, recess, or inlet of the sea, or the mouth of a river, which affords anchorage and shelter for shipping; a harbor; a port.
    What shipping and what lading 's in our haven.   --Shak.
    Their haven under the hill.   --Tennyson.
 2. A place of safety; a shelter; an asylum.
    The haven, or the rock of love.   --Waller.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ha·ven, v. t. To shelter, as in a haven.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary [syn: oasis]
      2: a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
         [syn: seaport, harbor, harbour]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    a harbour (Ps. 107:30; Acts 27: 12). The most famous on the
    coast of Palestine was that of Tyre (Ezek. 27:3). That of Crete,
    called "Fair Havens," is mentioned Acts 27:8.