place of refuge

place of refuge

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  • place of refuge — index asylum (hiding place), home (domicile), shelter (protection) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Refuge — Ref uge (r?f ?j), n. [F. r[ e]fuge, L. refugium, fr. refugere to flee back; pref. re + figere. SEe {Fugitive}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Shelter or protection from danger or distress. [1913 Webster] Rocks, dens, and caves! But I in none of these Find… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • place of safety — index cache (storage place), haven, refuge Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • refuge — n. 1) to give, provide refuge 2) to find, take; seek refuge 3) a wildlife refuge 4) a place of refuge 5) refuge from (to take refuge from the storm) * * * [ refjuːdʒ] provide refuge seek refuge take a place of refuge a wildlife refuge …   Combinatory dictionary

  • refuge — [[t]re̱fjuːʤ[/t]] refuges 1) N UNCOUNT If you take refuge somewhere, you try to protect yourself from physical harm by going there. They took refuge in a bomb shelter... His home became a place of refuge for the believers. 2) N COUNT A refuge is… …   English dictionary

  • refuge — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ safe ▪ temporary ▪ wildlife ▪ mountain ▪ a monk living in a mountain refuge ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • refuge — n. 1. Shelter, safety, security, protection. 2. Asylum, retreat, sanctuary, stronghold, covert, hiding place, harbor, place of safety, place of refuge. 3. Resort, expedient, device, contrivance, shift …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • refuge — [ r(ə)fyʒ ] n. m. • 1120; lat. refugium 1 ♦ (Personnes) Vx Soutien, sauveur. « Ce Dieu, depuis longtemps votre unique refuge » (Racine). 2 ♦ (1160 ) Mod. Lieu où l on se retire pour échapper à un danger ou à un désagrément, pour se mettre en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Refuge — is a place or state of safety. Refuge may also refer to:Other uses*Area of refuge, a location in a building that may be used by occupants in the event of a fire *A place intended to shelter cultural property, in the context of the Hague… …   Wikipedia

  • Refuge Aoste — Vue du refuge au printemps 2008. Altitude 2 788 m Massif Alpes pennines Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Refuge de Tuquerouye — Félix Regnault et Henri Passet au refuge en 1892 Altitude 2 666 m Massif Pyrénées …   Wikipédia en Français

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