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Definitions of oasis:

part of speech: noun

A focus or circumscribed area of disease.

Usage examples for oasis:

  • When the sun rose above the horizon, the oasis was empty, desolate, silent as death. "The Scarlet Banner", Felix Dahn
  • As soon as it is light I will go down to the oasis and confess to Petrus and Dorothea what I have done. "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers
  • But Bethany is bathed in sunshine;- a sweet oasis in his toil- worn pilgrimage. "Memories of Bethany", John Ross Macduff

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