Definition of Anchorage ground

1. Noun. Place for vessels to anchor.

Exact synonyms: Anchorage
Generic synonyms: Area, Country
Group relationships: Harbor, Harbour, Haven, Seaport
Specialized synonyms: Berth, Moorage, Mooring, Slip, Roads, Roadstead
Derivative terms: Anchor



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anchorage Ground

anchor
anchor's aweigh
anchor babies
anchor baby
anchor buoy
anchor chain
anchor ice
anchor light
anchor line
anchor pylon
anchor ring
anchor splint
anchorable
anchorage
anchorage dependence
anchorage ground (current term)
anchorages
anchored
anchoress
anchoresses
anchoret
anchoretism
anchorets
anchorhold
anchorin
anchoring
anchoring villus
anchorite
anchorites
anchoritess

Literary usage of Anchorage ground

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Stephen M. White: Californian, Citizen, Lawyer, Senator. His Life and His by Stephen Mallory White, Robert Woodland Gates, Leroy E. Mosher (1903)
"San Pedro has better anchorage ground and has better protection from ... anchorage ground very good. Was in Santa Monica Bay with cargo of piles and found ..."

2. Laws and Ordinances of New Netherland, 1638-1674 by New York (State)., Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan (1868)
"ORDINANCE Of the Director General and Council of New Netherland explaining the Ordinance of the 11 August 1656, so far as regards the anchorage ground in ..."

3. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1847)
"The question as to what is the usual anchorage ground, in any given port, is of course a question of fact, and depends on the usage and custom of that port. ..."

4. The Flag-ship: Or, A Voyage Around the World in the United States Frigate by Fitch Waterman Taylor (1840)
"... fair and bright as the one which shown in the heavens, on the eve of our departure from our first anchorage-ground, in our western land. ..."

5. The Law Relating to Waters, Sea, Tidal, and Inland by Henry John Wastell Coulson, Urquhart Atwell Forbes (1880)
"In 1795, the fishery and soil thereof (including the anchorage ground) were conveyed by the lord, with all its rights and appurtenances, to the plaintiffs, ..."

6. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1847)
"The question as to what is the usual anchorage ground, in any given port, is of course a question of fact, and depends on the usage and custom of that port. ..."

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