oasis

IPA: oʊˈeɪsɪs

noun

  • A spring of fresh water, surrounded by a fertile region of vegetation, in a desert.
  • (figuratively) A quiet, peaceful place or situation separated from surrounding noise or bustle.
  • A census-designated place in Riverside County, California, United States.
  • A census-designated place in Elko County, Nevada, United States.
  • (computing) Acronym of Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards.

Examples of "oasis" in Sentences

  • Yon oasis is actually a virtual image.
  • A true oasis of greenery in the downtown.
  • The city sits just to the west of the Kufra oasis.
  • Garoua is an oasis of green in the heart of the bush.
  • The plan is to extend the waterway to the Kharga oasis.
  • The plan is to extend the water way to the Kharga oasis.
  • They escape the oasis unharmed and sail into the sunset.
  • The oasis is described as the heart of alternative living.
  • It is an oasis of goodness in a desert of cynicism and barbarism.
  • Plus Key West: still the gay and lesbian oasis is also in her district.
  • This has had the effect of drastically reducing the level of water in the oasis.
  • “This is what you call an oasis,” said Tam Lin, throwing down his pack and taking out food for the picnic.
  • Inside his brick townhouse, where he composes, Glass says he has created what he calls an "oasis of tranquility."
  • But what strikes me about all of this tumult here in our little Hollywood oasis is that for me it was actual life happening, actual community.
  • This green oasis is not typical for the architecture in Brazil, but resembles that which you can find in the Scandinavian countries. - via DagenDesign
  • For Frankie Rosa, 22, who grew up in East Boston, the possibility of staying at what he describes as my oasis'' at Bridge Over Troubled Waters would be a big improvement over the city shelters where he bunks at night.

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