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550. Refuge (See also Concealment.)

  1. Adullam cave where David hid from Saul. [O. T.: I Samuel 22:1]
  2. Alsatia (white friars ) London monastery; former refuge for lawless characters. [Br. Hist.: Walsh Modem, 15]
  3. Bezer-in-the-wilderness one of the appointed cities of sanctuary for unintentional murderers. [O.T.: Joshua 20:8]
  4. Golan appointed city of sanctuary for unintentional murderers. [O.T.: Joshua 20:8]
  5. Kedesh city of sanctuary for unintentional murderers. [O.T.: Joshua 20:7]
  6. Kiriath-arba city of sanctuary for unintentional murderers. [O.T.: Joshua 20:7]
  7. Noahs Ark preserves Noahs family and animals from flood. [O.T.: Genesis 6:79]
  8. Ramoth city of sanctuary for unintentional murderers. [O.T.: Joshua 20:8]
  9. Schechem city of sanctuary for unintentional murderers. [O.T.: Joshua 20:7]

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ref·uge / ˈrefˌyoōj; -ˌyoōzh/ • n. a condition of being safe or sheltered from pursuit, danger, or trouble: he was forced to take refuge in the French embassy I sought refuge in drink. ∎  something providing such shelter: the family came to be seen as a refuge from a harsh world. ∎  an institution providing safe accommodations for women who have suffered violence from a husband or partner.

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Refuge. Characteristic attitude of Buddhists, summarized in the Three Refuges, a formula repeated three times: Buddhaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi, Dhammaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi, Saṅgham saraṇaṃ gacchāmi: I take refuge in the Buddha, the dharma, and the saṅgha. See THREE JEWELS (triratna).

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refuge shelter from danger or trouble. XIV. — (O)F. — L. refugium, f. RE- + fugere flee.
So refugee (-EE1) XVII (refugie and -gee). — F. refugié, pp. of (se) refugier take refuge; the ending was early assim.

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refuge.
1. Place intended for protection or shelter, e.g. a stronghold.

2. Place for sheltering the homeless or destitute, i.e. house of refuge.

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refuge A site, defined in space and time, within which particular organisms are sheltered from the competitive effect of other species.

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refuge A site, defined in space and time, within which particular organisms are sheltered from the competitive effect of other species.

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refugehuge, kludge, luge, scrooge, smoodge, stooge •refuge • centrifuge • subterfuge

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