oasis

[ US /oʊˈeɪsɪs/ ]
[ UK /ə‍ʊˈe‍ɪsɪs/ ]
NOUN
  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
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How To Use oasis In A Sentence

  • The immaculately tended gardens are an oasis in the midst of Cairo's urban sprawl.
  • Her office was an oasis of peace and sanity amid the surrounding chaos.
  • I am so utterly embarassed to call myself an american with this awful congress and president we have, I mean seriously this is like amatuer night at the oasis! Senate vote to kick off Wall Street reform push
  • With elegant, modern decor, it is a luxurious urban oasis in the heart of the city. Times, Sunday Times
  • The immaculately tended gardens are an oasis in the midst of Cairo's urban sprawl.
  • The show opened as a surreal oasis of calm and culture in a tense and jittery city. Times, Sunday Times
  • You shouldn't need oasis in a narrow container as the flowers won't have room to move about.
  • Speeding along the route of the ancient Silk Road, we passed between irrigated fields of melons, cabbages and sunflowers, part of the great oasis stretching eastwards from Tashkent.
  • The presence of Woodland rim and body sherds and Great Oasis pottery, including entire vessels, already has been noted.
  • Both stressed that they were financing the expedition out of their own pockets and all the funds they raise will go directly to Oasis House.
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