See also: oasis, OASIS, oásis, and Ὄασις

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  1. A census-designated place in Riverside County, California, United States.
  2. A census-designated place in Elko County, Nevada, United States.

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From Ancient Greek Ὄασις (Óasis), from Demotic wḥj, from Egyptian wḥꜣt (Oasis, cauldron)


Compare Sahidic Coptic ⲟⲩⲁϩⲉ (ouahe) and Arabic وَاحَة(wāḥa).

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Oasis f sg (genitive Oasis); third declension

  1. The Great Oasis of Thebes, a string of oases in the Libyan Desert where the Roman Empire would send its criminals, the location of the modern Dakhla Oasis and Kharga Oasis

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Third-declension noun (i-stem), singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Oasis
Genitive Oasis
Dative Oasī
Accusative Oasem
Ablative Oase
Vocative Oasis

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  • Oasis”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Oasis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette