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HAVEN Definition & Legal Meaning

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A place of a large receipt and safe riding of ships, so situate and secured bythe land circumjacent that the vessels thereby ride and anchor safely, and are protectedby the adjacent land from dangerous or violent winds; as Milford Haven, PlymouthHaven, and the like. Hale de Jure Mar. par. 2, c. 2. And see Lowndes v. Board ofTrustees, 153 U. S. 1, 14 Sup. Ct. 758, 38 L. Ed. 615; De Longuemere v. New York Ins.Co., 10 Johns. (N. Y.) 125(a); De Lovio v. Bolt, 7 Fed. Cas. 429.


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