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1 a fee for anchoring
2 a city in south central Alaska; "Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska"
3 place for vessels to anchor [syn: anchorage ground]
4 the act of anchoring

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see Anchorage



  1. A harbor, river, or offshore area that can accommodate a ship at anchor, either for quarantine, queuing, or discharge..
  2. A fee charged for anchoring.
  3. The surgical fixation of prolapsed organs.


a place for anchoring
a fee for anchoring


Extensive Definition

Anchorage may refer to:
  • A place where a ship or other vessel (including flying boat, seaplane and float plane) lies at anchor.
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