Last night was an oasis, a slip.
They walked a short distance to an open atrium in the center of the house, complete with a small oasis rising up from white stone and curved benches.
Trickling water circled the oasis, its source a small spring in the center.
If what she said were true, the oasis around them was on fire.
A caravan road to the south goes through the oasis of Kurkur.
It was like an oasis in the desert.
Originally an Arab settlement, the oasis was transformed in the course of time from a mere halting-place for caravans to a city of the first rank.
Before the opening of this canal in 1863 water had to be brought from " the Wells of Moses," a small oasis 3 m.
MERV, Meru or Maur, an oasis and town of Asia, in the Transcaspian province of Russia.
Early in 1848 he again returned to Arabia, avoiding the long desert journey by landing at Muwela, thence striking inland to Tebuk on the pilgrim road, and re-entering Shammar territory at the oasis of Tema, he again visited Hail; and after spending a month there travelled northwards to Kerbela and Bagdad.
It is the centre of a fertile irrigated oasis, and consists of a citadel, enclosed by a wall nearly 12 m.
The most remarkable military events of this period were (1) the siege and destruction of the oasis of Zaatcha, where the inhabitants, displeased by an alteration in the tax on palms, rose at the voice of a fanatic named Bu-Zian; (2) the ineffectual campaign of Marshal Saint Arnaud in Little Kabylia, where the tribes rose at the instigation of Bu-Magla (" the mule man ") in 1851.
In 1882 the oasis of Mzab was annexed.
It must therefore have been a sort of oasis, when the ice sheets from the north advanced past it on the east and west and joined around its southern border.
The oasis of the Otradnoe covert came in sight a few hundred yards off, the huntsmen were already nearing it.