Definition of oasis

Common misspellings:
  • oais (100.0%)
  • osasis (0.0%)
  • oaisis (0.0%)
  • osis (0.0%)
  • oasiss (0.0%)
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Examples of usage:
  1. The oasis on the other hand and the Libyan provinces in the neighbourhood of the Delta and the sea rendered obedience to his officers and furnished him with troops which were recognised as among his best - History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12) by G. Maspero

  2. Immediately beneath them in the narrow shadow of the wall was a path of earth and stones which turned off at the right at the end of the garden into the oasis - The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens

  3. At such a crisis if a real sportsman were to hear that his house was on fire that his banker was off to America taking with him his wife and his money he would not I say in such a moment turn his head round to see which way they went Imagine then when in order to succeed you have made yourself out a cheat of the first water and employed every possible subterfuge conceive what would be the extent of your anger and indignation what your disgust when on arriving at your coveted Mare at your oasis at your paradise at the spot for which you have toiled and invented such lies to find the hut occupied - Le Morvan, [A District of France,] Its Wild Sports, Vineyards and Forests; with Legends, Antiquities, Rural and Local Sketches by Henri de Crignelle