a partly sheltered anchorage
A partly-sheltered anchorage outside a harbour.
an anchorage off shore. Same as Road, 4
Origin: [Road, 4 + stead a place.]
A roadstead is a place outside a harbor where a ship can lie at anchor. It is an enclosed area with an opening to the sea, narrower than a bay or gulf. It has a surface that cannot be confused with an estuary. It can be created artificially by jetties or dikes. Natural roadsteads offer shelter from storms and are frequently used for naval bases.
The numerical value of roadstead in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of roadstead in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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