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English → English (WordNet) Definition: oases oasis n 1: a fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface) 2: a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary [syn: haven] [also: oases (pl)] oases See oasis
English → English (gcide) Definition: Oases Oasis \O"as*is\ ([=o]"[.a]*s[i^]s or [-o]*[=a]"s[i^]s; 277), n.; pl. Oases (-s[=e]z). [L., fr. Gr. 'o`asis; cf. Copt. ouahe.] A fertile or green spot in a waste or desert, esp. in a sandy desert, where the water table approaches the surface. [WordNet sense 1] “The Arab does not love the desert; the Arab loves the oasis and green fields.” [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: (fig.) Any refuge from a prevailing stressful, unpleasant, or annoying situation. [WordNet sense 2 & 3] Syn: haven. [PJC] My one oasis in the dust and drouth Of city life. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]


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