Definition of Oasis in English :

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Oasis meaning in English

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1. oasis

a fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface)

2. haven, oasis

a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary

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noun plural -ses (-siːz)
a fertile patch in a desert occurring where the water table approaches or reaches the ground surface
a place of peace, safety, or happiness in the midst of trouble or difficulty
a block of light porous material, used as a base for flower arrangements

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nounWord forms: plural oˈaˌses (oʊˈeɪˌsiz ; ōāˈsēzˌ)
a fertile place in a desert, due to the presence of water
any place or thing offering welcome relief as from difficulty or dullness

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see synonyms of oasis
n. pl. o·a·ses (-sēz)
1. A fertile or green area in a desert or wasteland, made so by the presence of water.
2. A situation or place preserved from surrounding unpleasantness; a refuge: an oasis of serenity amid chaos.

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