Oases are places where people can find relief from the harsh conditions of the desert. Oases can be anything from small villages to large cities.

  • The oasis was a welcome relief from the hot desert sun.

  • The oasis was a great place to find food and water.

Definition of oases


A spring of fresh water, surrounded by a fertile region of vegetation, in a desert.


A quiet, peaceful place or situation separated from surrounding noise or bustle.


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Example Sentences for oases

  • 1

    It is an oasis of goodness in a desert of cynicism and barbarism.

  • 2

    The plan is to extend the water way to the Kharga oasis.

  • 3

    This has had the effect of drastically reducing the level of water in the oasis.

  • 4

    A true oasis of greenery in the downtown.

  • 5

    Garoua is an oasis of green in the heart of the bush.

  • 6

    The oasis is described as the heart of alternative living.

  • 7

    The plan is to extend the waterway to the Kharga oasis.

  • 8

    They escape the oasis unharmed and sail into the sunset.

  • 9

    Yon oasis is actually a virtual image.

  • 10

    The city sits just to the west of the Kufra oasis.