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  • adj. of or relating to an oasis

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to, or resembling, an oasis.


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  • They must have caught the plane, because they turned up at the same hotel, an oasitic place with snowy Atlas mountains rising behind sunlit tangerine groves.
    —Julian Barnes, 1996, 'Tunnel', in Cross Channel

    July 14, 2008