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Resort

A place frequented by people for relaxation and recreation; a customary or frequent gathering place.
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Far in this den of infamous resort, there was a low-browed, beetling shop, below a pent-house roof, where iron, old rags, bottles, bones, and greasy offal, were bought.
Bands of free trappers resort hither also, to sell the furs they have collected; or to engage their services for the next hunting season.
Venerable parent promptly resorts to anathematization, and turns him out.
The iron and coal valleys of the Vermissa district were no resorts for the leisured or the cultured.
One night at a resort called Cedar Point, he got into a fight and ran amuck like a wild thing.
And as upon the invasion of their valleys, the frosty Swiss have retreated to their mountains; so, hunted from the savannas and glades of the middle seas, the whale-bone whales can at last resort to their Polar citadels, and diving under the ultimate glassy barriers and walls there, come up among icy fields and floes; and in a charmed circle of everlasting December, bid defiance to all pursuit from man.
The colonel had to resort to all kinds of stratagems to keep his slaves out of the garden.
The violent destruction of life and property incident to war, the continual effort and alarm attendant on a state of continual danger, will compel nations the most attached to liberty to resort for repose and security to institutions which have a tendency to destroy their civil and political rights.
Only I saw that I must not wholly rely on the catch-phrase, "Upward, not Northward", but must rather endeavour to seek a demonstration by setting before the public a clear view of the whole subject; and for this purpose it seemed necessary to resort to writing.
The great deliberate moon Now leans toward the last resort of night, Gloom of the western waves.
In hemmed-in situations, you must resort to stratagem.
Many of the Tahitians were at first disposed to resort to arms, and drive the invaders from their shores; but more pacific and feebler counsels ultimately prevailed.