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oasis

noun     /əʊˈeɪ.sɪs/ US  /oʊ-/ ( plural oases)
[C] a place in a desert where there is water and therefore plants and trees and sometimes a village or town (沙漠中的)绿洲 Inland waters
[S] a calm, pleasant place in the middle of somewhere busy and unpleasant (繁忙、令人不适环境之中的)宁静宜人之地 Her office was an oasis of peace and sanity amid the surrounding chaos. 在周围乱哄哄的环境中,她的办公室是一方宁静之地。 Pleasant and make-believe places
(Definition of oasis from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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