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refuge

noun

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something (as a building) that offers cover from the weather or protection from danger
  • hunting is strictly forbidden in the wildlife refuge

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refuge

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of refuge (Entry 2 of 2)

to be or provide a shelter for
  • a nation with a long, honorable history of refuging political asylum seekers

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The first known use of refuge was in the 14th century

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“Refuge.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/refuge. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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