Pronunciation of Oasis
/ə͡ʊˈe͡ɪsɪs/, /əʊˈeɪsɪs/, /əʊ_ˈeɪ_s_ɪ_s/
Synonyms for oasis:
mirage, sand, wilderness.
Other synonyms and related words:
bottomland, badlands, seaport, mirage, garden, harbour, harbor, moonscape.
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for oasis:
- Let the fool ring- surely everyone knew that his master and mistress were not living in the city in this weather, when they had a beautiful mansion in the cool oasis to go to? - "There was a King in Egypt", Norma Lorimer.
- She was easily brought up, by means of the gas bags, and allowed to settle gently to the ground, in the vicinity of a large oasis. - "Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures", Victor Appleton.