The airport is highly regulated and the number of airlines that can claim a hub there is small.
And what about people who live in the South, the hub of the white-shoe rule, where there is warm weather year round?
In Seattle, a garage served as the hub for a bare-bones book-selling site called Amazon.com, which was launched on July 16, 1995.
Make Aden, once a hub of the British empire's global trade, a world-class port again.
The land of active volcanoes, volatile weather, and dramatic landscapes has been a hub of creativity and culture for centuries.
The final operation is that of finishing the bore by tool J and cutting a groove in the outside of the hub by the bent tool K.
She felt a slight lurch as the pickup left the hub of the Guardian Wheel.
It will be seen the impulse roller is staked flat against the hub E of the balance staff.
Ain't any other mud like that hub Hill mud anywhere near here.
Cousin Peligros lived in a little apartment in Madrid, which she fondly imagined to be the hub of the social universe.
"solid center of a wheel," 1640s, perhaps from hubbe, originally "lump," the source of hob of a fireplace and hobnail, as in boots. A wheelwright's word, not generally known or used until c.1828; it reached wider currency in connection with bicycles. Meaning "center of interest or activity or importance" first recorded 1858 in writings of Oliver W. Holmes, and originally especially of Boston.
"Boston State-House is the hub of the solar system." [O.W. Holmes, "Autocrat of the Breakfast Table"]
"[E]verybody knows that Boston used to be called the Hub, meaning the hub of the universe. It may still be the hub, because the center of a wheel moves slowly." [J.P. Marquand, "Life," March 24, 1941]
(By analogy with the hub of a wheel) A device connected to several other devices.
In ARCnet, a hub is used to connect several computers together. In a message handling service, a number of local computers might exchange messages solely with a hub computer. The hub would be responsible for exchanging messages with other hubs and non-local computers.