Sentence examples for roadstead from high-quality English sources.

  • The city of Puducherry is divided into two parts by a canal, and all the main streets, running parallel to one another, lead to the open roadstead offshore.

  • It lies on the Chesapeake Bay and the north shore of Hampton Roads (natural roadstead), opposite Norfolk, to which it is linked by the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel.

  • Lahaina Roadstead, on the Auau Channel, was a favourite anchorage of Pacific whaling fleets, and in 1840 a lighthouse (Hawaii’s oldest) was built to assist the whaling ships.

  • During the colonial period a severe typhoon struck the island in March 1889, destroying six warships (three German, three U.S.) in the Apia roadstead; only the British ship Calliope escaped.

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  • Because it has the only safe natural roadstead on the north coast of Asia Minor (Anatolia), Sinope was in antiquity the foremost port on the coast, with its land approaches barred by a huge citadel (now in ruins) and its sea side defended by a strong wall.

  • Situated 7 miles (11 km) southwest of La Serena on Coquimbo Bay, its roadstead and dock area, among the best sheltered in Chile, are a winter haven for the Chilean navy as well as a loading port for cement, phosphate fertilizer, and various ores and concentrates.


    • noun location

      - a partly sheltered anchorage

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    • • Relevant word or phrase for roadstead is roads

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