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Refuge

Meanings and phrases

refuge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. act of turning to for assistance; recourse; resort
  2. something or someone turned to for assistance or security; recourse; resort
  3. a shelter from danger or hardship; sanctuary; asylum
  4. a safe place; safety

took refuge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Red Stick Creeks took refuge in Spanish Florida.
  • Many of the leaders took refuge in the Azerbaijan SSR.
  • Some of the Sioux took refuge in caves along the river.

sought refuge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • All three sought refuge at the Russian legation.
  • Across the island, 259 people sought refuge in shelters.
  • A total of 34000 watercraft sought refuge ahead of the storm.

take refuge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Both men had to take refuge in Lucius Octavius’ house.
  • The prefect David Dautresme had to take refuge on the roof.
  • Let us take refuge here, Edgardo, at the foot of the altar.

seek refuge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His brother decides to seek refuge in England.
  • The humans seek refuge at Pacing's store.
  • Kmita has to seek refuge with Olenka and she forces him to flee.

taken refuge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Poirot had taken refuge in Britain after Germany invaded Belgium.
  • They had taken refuge in the nearby woods and were not pursued by the British.
  • He left five children who had taken refuge in Milan at the time of the revolt.

found refuge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He found refuge and solace in his love of books.
  • Sahdona first found refuge in Nisibis and later in Edessa.
  • Vidali found refuge in the Soviet Union, relocating to Moscow.

taking refuge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The young widow refused and fled, taking refuge in the castle of Como.
  • UN has said that up to 20,000 people left the region, taking refuge in nearby Cameroon and Nigeria.
  • The floods left 3,000 people homeless, many of whom are taking refuge in government buildings in Jos.

seeking refuge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He fled north, seeking refuge among the Brigantes.
  • Cumans, seeking refuge from the Turko-Mongols, settled in Hungary and were later Magyarized.
  • During the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) several Spaniards immigrated to Panama seeking refuge.

wildlife refuge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is the world's largest wildlife refuge, comprising .
  • It also passes through forest and wildlife refuge areas.
  • There were also a wildlife refuge called Gondwana Rainforest Sanctuary as well as a Butterfly House.

takes refuge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She takes refuge in Kaalaiyan's house.
  • From there he takes refuge in the mountainous Wilderness of Ziph.
  • Silajit Majumder, a militant on the run, takes refuge in a dilapidated mansion.

place of refuge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Gabrielino called it "Katuktu", "place of refuge".
  • Women would come to pray, meditate and find a place of refuge and reflection.
  • In fact, the site of Tan Chukang, located deep in the jungle, suggests that it was selected as a place of refuge.

find refuge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A friend helps him find refuge in a night shelter.
  • During drought, many inland birds find refuge here.
  • She heard sheep and hoped to find refuge.
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