Definitions for HAVENˈheɪ vən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. haven, oasis(noun)

    a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary

  2. seaport, haven, harbor, harbour(noun)

    a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo

Wiktionary

  1. haven(Noun)

    A harbour or anchorage protected from the sea.

  2. haven(Noun)

    A place of safety; a refuge or sanctuary.

  3. haven(Verb)

    To put into, or provide with a haven.

  4. Origin: hæfen, from habnō (compare Dutch haven, German Hafen, Danish/Norwegian havn), from haban 'sea' (compare Old English hæf, German Haff 'gulf', Danish hav), or from kopno- (compare Irish cúan 'harbor, recess, haven').

Webster Dictionary

  1. Haven(noun)

    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

  2. Haven(noun)

    a place of safety; a shelter; an asylum

  3. Haven(verb)

    to shelter, as in a haven

  4. Origin: [AS. hfene; akin to D. & LG. haven, G. hafen, MHG. habe, Dan. havn, Icel. hfn, Sw. hamn; akin to E. have, and hence orig., a holder; or to heave (see Heave); or akin to AS. hf sea, Icel. & Sw. haf, Dan. hav, which is perh. akin to E. heave.]

Freebase

  1. Haven

    Haven is a 2004 feature film set in the Cayman Islands, a British offshore financial centre. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2004. It is written and directed by native Caymanian Frank E. Flowers and filmed entirely in the 100-square-mile West Indian dependency. Haven is an ensemble film in which unconnected lives intersect and result in a violent chain of events that turns tranquility into chaos. It was released in limited theaters in the United States on September 15, 2006. The film's tagline was, "Can love survive the fall of paradise?"


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