Associations to the word «Oasis»

Wiktionary

OASIS, noun. A spring of fresh water, surrounded by a fertile region of vegetation, in a desert.
OASIS, noun. A quiet, peaceful place or situation separated from surrounding noise or bustle.
OASIS, noun. (computing) Acronym of Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards.

Dictionary definition

OASIS, noun. A fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface).
OASIS, noun. A shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary.

Wise words

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