What does the word resort mean?

Usage examples for resort

  1. He says that if either El Hassan or the Arab Legion resort to use of aircraft, the Reunited Nations will send in its air fleet." – Border, Breed Nor Birth by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  2. But if the refuge which is the resort of the weak held out no temptation to him, there was another refuge of which the exact opposite held good. – The Sign of the Spider by Bertram Mitford