1. Proper noun.  a large coastal city in Alaska.
  2. Noun.  (nautical) A harbor, river, or offshore area that can accommodate a ship at anchor, either for quarantine, queuing, or discharge.'''US FM 55-15 '' TRANSPORTATION REFERENCE DATA; 9 June 1886'''''.
  3. Noun.  (nautical) A fee charged for anchoring.
  4. Noun.  That into which something is anchored or fastened.
  5. Noun.  (medicine) The surgical fixation of prolapsed organs.

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