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oasis

noun [C]
 
 
/əʊˈeɪsɪs/ ( plural oases /əʊˈeɪsiːz/)
DESERT a place in the desert where there is water and where plants growInland waters
CALM a place that is much calmer and more pleasant than what is around it: The cafe was an oasis in the busy, noisy city.Places and locationsUnpleasant places
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