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Pronunciation : O"as*is (o"a*sis or o*a"sis; 277), n.; pl. Oases (-sez). [L.
Part of Speech : fr.
Definition : Defn: A fertile or green spot in a waste or desert, esp. in a sandy desert.

My one oasis in the dust and drouth Of city life. Tennyson.

Gr. 'o`asis; cf. Copt. ouahe.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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