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refuge

another name for a traffic island

Refuge

See also Concealment.
Adullam
cave where David hid from Saul. [O. T.: I Samuel 22:1]
Alsatia
(white friars) London monastery; former refuge for lawless characters. [Br. Hist.: Walsh Modem, 15]
Bezer-in-the-wilderness
one of the appointed cities of sanctuary for unintentional murderers. [O.T.: Joshua 20:8]
Golan
appointed city of sanctuary for unintentional murderers. [O.T.: Joshua 20:8]
Kedesh
city of sanctuary for unintentional murderers. [O.T.: Joshua 20:7]
Kiriath-arba
city of sanctuary for unintentional murderers. [O.T.: Joshua 20:7]
Noah’s Ark
preserves Noah’s family and animals from flood. [O.T.: Genesis 6:7–9]
Ramoth
city of sanctuary for unintentional murderers. [O.T.: Joshua 20:8]
Schechem
city of sanctuary for unintentional murderers. [O.T.: Joshua 20:7]
References in classic literature ?
Have you heard--when those starving and sinning fellow-creatures happened to be women--of Refuges established to protect and reclaim them?
For nineteen years now the refuge that I selected had been almost continuously occupied, and in all that time, with one exception, it has never been discovered by an outsider.
broke off the side of one of these knolls and toppled it into the hole where the Everhards made their refuge.
Reverting for a moment to his former refuge, he observed a cautionary movement of her eyes towards the door.
The revised Places of Refuge Contingency Plan for the Pacific Region includes a new Annex that identifies potential places of refuge around Haida Gwaii.
The aim is to ensure refuges are not affected by changes to housing benefit, but Ms Phillips warned that cash-strapped councils would not be able to meet the need for refuge beds.
The aim is to ensure that refuges are not affected by changes to housing benefit, but Ms Phillips warned that cash-strapped councils would not be able to meet the need for refuge beds.
Today, although using a refuge alternative should still be a last resort in an emergency, miners and mine operators need to be well prepared for that possibility, and part of that preparedness is understanding the exact conditions that miners would encounter in a refuge alternative once it was occupied.
It nullified the Obama administration's Alaska National Wildlife Refuge Rule, which placed predator management on Alaska's national wildlife refuges in the hands of federal officials.
Hunting for elk is proposed for the first time in designated areas of Baca National Wildlife Refuge in Colorado, as well as in expanded areas of Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge and Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge, both in Colorado.
When the Bundy brothers and their band of self-appointed liberators of public lands took over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge more than a month ago, its headquarters and ancillary buildings were unoccupied.
Lizards used the numerous crevices between and underneath rocks for refuge during the day and to spend the night.