hide·away | \ˈhīd-ə-ˌwā \

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The resort is a perfect romantic hideaway for young couples. the novelist has a little hideaway in the country where he goes whenever he wants to do some serious writing

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Image Behind us was Tucson and three days of living like old-time movie stars at the glamorous Arizona Inn, a hideaway in the heart of one of the nation’s funkiest university towns. Joe Drape, New York Times, "On an Arizona Road Trip, Miles of Family Firsts," 12 June 2018 Sneak away for an extra-long lunch hour at an unlikely hideaway — perhaps the Butterfly Place in Westford (978-392-0955, www.butterflyplace-ma.com, $13). BostonGlobe.com, "Goof off the fun way on National Goof-Off Day," 20 Mar. 2018 This morning depart for fabled Wadi Rum, the timeless desert hideaway of Lawrence of Arabia (120 kilometers, approximately a 90 minute drive). Jim Berkeley, Town & Country, "How to Plan a Trip to Jordan," 5 Oct. 2016 Sanctuary is one of the priciest resorts in the summer because the exclusive hideaway is one of the priciest the rest of the year. Dawn Gilbertson, azcentral, "Best Phoenix, Scottsdale summer hotel and resort deals for 2018," 15 May 2018 But the eclectic look of Ma’s corporate hideaway reflects his man-of-the-world sensibilities, with various cultures represented inside its walls. Adam Lashinsky, Fortune, "Alibaba v. Tencent: The Battle for Supremacy in China," 21 June 2018 Andrey Tolmachyov is pouring the unicorns of the wine world Daylight pours through the skylight of Maude’s private wine loft, softly illuminating a wall of bottles lining the perimeter of this second-story hideaway. Gillian Ferguson, Los Angeles Magazine, "Meet the 26-Year-Old Sommelier Behind Maude’s Coveted Wine Collection," 15 June 2018 Boasting sweeping views of the city and Mississippi River, step inside the 2,700-square-foot two-bedroom hideaway below. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Southern Living, "Tour the Presidential Suite in New Orleans' Famed Windsor Court Hotel," 8 June 2018 Texas Set up camp in a high-end tipi at this Texas Hill Country hideaway. Larry Bleiberg, USA TODAY, "Glamping USA: Stay in a Hobbit hut, a covered wagon or a caboose," 25 May 2018

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First Known Use of hideaway

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hideaway was in 1926

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English Language Learners Definition of hideaway

: a hidden place : a place where someone goes to be alone


hide·away | \ˈhī-də-ˌwā \

Kids Definition of hideaway

: retreat entry 1 sense 3, hideout “We came here to this … remote little hideaway, so we could enjoy some … privacy.”— E. B. White, The Trumpet of the Swan

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