oasis: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ō-ā'sis), [key]
— pl. -ses
- a small fertile or green area in a desert region, usually having a spring or well.
- something serving as a refuge, relief, or pleasant change from what is usual, annoying, difficult, etc.: The library was an oasis of calm in the hectic city.
- oasis (Thesaurus)