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Noun: refuge  re-fyooj
  1. A safe place
    "He ran to refuge";
    - safety
  2. Something or someone turned to for assistance or security
    "took refuge in lying";
    - recourse, resort
  3. A shelter from danger or hardship
    - sanctuary, asylum
  4. Act of turning to for assistance
    "have refuge to the courts";
    - recourse, resort, appeal

Derived forms: refuges

Type of: aid, area, assist, assistance, country, help, resource, shelter

Encyclopedia: Refuge, Mississippi