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Meaning of ANCHORAGE

Pronunciation:  'angkurij, 'angkurij

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of anchoring
  2. [n]  place for vessels to anchor
  3. [n]  a city in south central Alaska; "Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska"
  4. [n]  a fee for anchoring
 

ANCHORAGE is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: anchorage ground
 
 See Also: AK, Alaska, area, arrival, berth, city, country, fee, harbor, harbour, haven, Last Frontier, metropolis, moorage, mooring, roads, roadstead, seaport, slip, urban center

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \An"chor*age\, n.
    1. The act of anchoring, or the condition of lying at anchor.
    
    2. A place suitable for anchoring or where ships anchor; a
       hold for an anchor.
    
    3. The set of anchors belonging to a ship.
    
    4. Something which holds like an anchor; a hold; as, the
       anchorages of the Brooklyn Bridge.
    
    5. Something on which one may depend for security; ground of
       trust.
    
    6. A toll for anchoring; anchorage duties. --Johnson.
    
    
  2. \An"cho*rage\, n.
    Abode of an anchoret.
    
    
 
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