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English noun: oasis

1. oasis (location) a fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface)

Broader (hypernym)parcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, tract

Part meronymdesert

2. oasis (artifact) a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary


Broader (hypernym)shelter

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