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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anchorage  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anchorage  \An"cho*rage\,  n. 
  Abode  of  an  anchoret. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Anchorage 
  n  1:  a  city  in  south  central  Alaska;  "Anchorage  is  the  largest 
  city  in  Alaska"  [syn:  {Anchorage}] 
  2:  place  for  vessels  to  anchor  [syn:  {anchorage  ground}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Anchorage,  AK  (Borough,  FIPS  20) 
  Location:  61.17837  N,  149.18642  W 
  Population  (1990):  226338  (94153  housing  units) 
  Area:  4396.9  sq  km  (land),  683.4  sq  km  (water) 
  Anchorage,  AK  (city,  FIPS  3000) 
  Location:  61.17837  N,  149.18642  W 
  Population  (1990):  226338  (94153  housing  units) 
  Area:  4396.9  sq  km  (land),  683.4  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  99501,  99502,  99503,  99504,  99507,  99508,  99515,  99516,  99517,  99518 
  Anchorage,  KY  (city,  FIPS  1504) 
  Location:  38.27022  N,  85.53810  W 
  Population  (1990):  2082  (684  housing  units) 
  Area:  7.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  40223 




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