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refuge

noun ark, asylum, citadel, covert, coverture, harbor, haven, hiding place, lee, perfugium, place of prooection, place of safety, protection, receptaculum, refugium, resort, retreat, safe place, safety, sanctuary, shelter, stronghold
Associated concepts: flight
Foreign phrases: Domus sua cuique est tutissimum refugium.Everyone's home is his safest refuge. Debet sua cuique domus esse perfugium tut issimum. Everyman's home should be a perfectly safe refuge.
See also: asylum, bulwark, cache, domicile, haven, home, inhabitation, lodging, protection, shelter, shield
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I will never forget watching a refuge worker sit with her for hours, gently feeding her some lukewarm baked beans, teaching her how to feed herself again.
On December 31, 2008, MSHA published its rule requiring refuge alternatives for underground coal mines.
But the last-minute addition of the refuge rule by Obama was certainly questionable.
This tradition was the primary driver behind the creation of the Refuge System that has since set aside millions of acres of land for the conservation of all wildlife, and so where it is compatible with refuge management goals and other recreational activities, we are pleased to be able to expand hunting and fishing opportunities.
Though there are many reasons to be disturbed by photos of armed men lounging around in the refuge headquarters, their pizza boxes stacked on the lead carp researcher's desk, surely their willingness to impede the recovery of Malheur Lake ranks high on the list.
While the battle over drilling in the refuge has been waged for years, the United States' oil boom changes the context.
The refuge is staffed 24 hours 365 days a year and is able to take referrals at any time of the day or night, and is gearing up for more referrals.
This alternative narrative will show that these programs were significant in the history of the refuge movement in Australia even though they have been ignored in all but two of the published accounts of the movement.
When we suggested to the children who attend the club that the equipment could go to the refuge they thought it was a great idea.
Tom Reed from Montana knows a lot about hunting the Refuge System.
With iPhones in hand, visitors to national wildlife refuges in the Chesapeake Bay region can now photograph and share their sightings with a worldwide community of wildlife watchers.