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refuge

Definition of refuge

Etymology

    From Old French refuge.

Pronunciation

Noun

refuge (plural refuges)

  1. A state of safety, protection or shelter
  2. A place providing safety, protection or shelter
  3. Something or someone turned to for safety or assistance; a recourse or resort

Synonyms

  • haven
  • sanctuary
  • zoar

Derived terms

References:

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