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In such context, the museum becomes not just a place for reflection, but a site of refuge and protection.

When he was younger, he and his friends used to hop the fence of a wildlife refuge and go exploring.

Unsuccessful presidential candidates often find refuge back in the marble buildings to the east of Capitol Street.

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A member of his party knocked on the door of the biggest house in town and, without mentioning the president, asked for refuge, but the owners said they had no more space.

More than nine months later, I could choose to focus on the fact that Yariel spent nearly a year in the custody of an out-of-control agency that forces those who seek refuge in this country to endure abuse and dehumanization.

They carved a refuge out of the wilderness and then, in 200 years, built it into the most powerful nation on earth.

The regions where it is strong have served as a refuge for al Qaeda, which is the main American target.

Hana seeks refuge from the buzzing lights of Otome Road in a nearby café and makes another swirl with her straw.

Casa Bruja is a diamond in the rough, a refuge among all this bedlam.

The Uzbeks and other Central Asians had left the south, but many had found refuge in the north, in cities like Miran Shah.

He leant against the wall of his refuge, notwithstanding this boast, and licked the ice to moisten his parched lips.

But such refuge, he knew, could avail him nothing if the bear should scent him out and search for him.

Profiting by this, Benjy quietly moved away round a colossal buttress of the berg, and took refuge in an ice-cave.

Native women were not interfered with by either party, nor were the foreigners, many of whom took refuge at the British Consulate.

They found a few belated sowars of the 3d Cavalry, who took refuge in a wood, and the artillery opened fire at the trees!


On this page you'll find 80 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to refuge, such as: asylum, fortress, haven, hideaway, hideout, and hiding place.

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