Origin of oasis
OTHER WORDS FROM oasiso·a·sit·ic [oh-uh-sit-ik], /ˌoʊ əˈsɪt ɪk/, o·a·sal, o·a·se·an [oh-ey-see-uhn], /oʊˈeɪ si ən/, adjective
How to use oasis in a sentence
But like American speakeasies during prohibition in the USA, these places are oases in a desert of official prudery.
They are also oases, where Jews and Arabs of all kinds interact as equals.
In the oases, Belzoni saw grapes, and in that of Siwah they are excellent, as other southern fruit also.The Art of Drinking|Georg Gottfried Gervinus
There are periods in our history which form the oases in the desert of life.Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel|Frank G. Allen
With a very little care, these trees would thrive excellently in all the oases of the coast of Peru.
In the oases the garuas are much heavier than in the adjacent wastes.
It is only where rivers intersect the plain that oases of luxuriant vegetation are formed.