What does the word anchorage mean?

Usage examples for anchorage

  1. The landing place and supply base of the army must be secured against torpedo attack, and the principle of concentration of effort would suggest that the means of defence should not be attenuated by providing the covering squadron with a defended anchorage elsewhere. – Some Principles of Maritime Strategy by Julian Stafford Corbett
  2. Not the slightest chance for harbor or anchorage could be discovered along the whole iron- bound coast, yet the gallant little Sea- sprite held steadily on her course, steering broad for the base of the mountains. – The Portland Sketch Book by Various