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Definition of Refuge

Refuge

  1. Shelter or protection from danger or distress.
  2. That which shelters or protects from danger, or from distress or calamity; a stronghold which protects by its strength, or a sanctuary which secures safety by its sacredness; a place inaccessible to an enemy.
  3. An expedient to secure protection or defense; a device or contrivance.
  4. To shelter; to protect.

Refuge Quotations

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Maya Angelou

Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
Oscar Wilde

Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
Oscar Wilde

Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
Oscar Wilde

The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.
Ernest Hemingway
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Refuge Translations

refuge in Dutch is toevlucht
refuge in Latin is refugium
refuge in Spanish is refugio
refuge in Swedish is fristad, tillflykt

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