Part of speech: noun

A fertile spot in a desert.

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Usage examples "oasis":

  1. In several places are seen groups of tree ferns some 20 feet high, which form a pleasant oasis. - "Six Letters From the Colonies", Robert Seaton.
  2. Yonder lies the oasis, O! - "Desert Love", Joan Conquest.
  3. A desert oasis completely surrounded by hills! - "Dave Dawson at Casablanca", Robert Sydney Bowen.