Resort

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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • act of turning to for assistance; "have recourse to the courts"; "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort"
  • something or someone turned to for assistance or security; "his only recourse was the police"; "took refuge in lying"
  • a frequently visited place
  • a hotel located in a resort area
  • move, travel, or proceed toward some place; "He repaired to his cabin in the woods"
  • have recourse to; "The government resorted to rationing meat"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a hotel located in a resort area ,
  • a frequently visited place ,
  • something or someone turned to for assistance or security; "his only recourse was the police"; "took refuge in lying" ,
  • act of turning to for assistance; "have recourse to the courts"; "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Resort'


  • Resort: For other uses, see Resort (disambiguation). In North American English, the term "resort" is used for a self-contained commercial establishment
  • Resort town: be confused with Tourist village. A resort town, often called a resort city or resort destination, refers to an urban area where tourism
  • Resort island: A resort island is a mass of land that is surrounded by water, to which many people go for recreation, rest, etc. Or it can simply defined as an island
  • Seaside resort: A seaside resort is a resort town or resort hotel, located on the coast. Sometimes it is also an officially accredited title, that is only awarded to
  • Disneyland Resort: about the Disneyland Resort in California. For Disney parks and attractions, see Disneyland (disambiguation). The Disneyland Resort, commonly known as Disneyland
  • Ski resort: Station. A ski resort is a resort developed for skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports. In Europe, most ski resorts are towns or villages
  • Last Resort: Last Resort or The Last Resort may refer to: "Last Resort" (song), a song by Papa Roach from their 2000 album Infest "Last Resort", a song by Katatonia
  • Park City Mountain Resort: Resort is a ski resort in the western United States in Park City, Utah, located 32 miles (51 km) east of Salt Lake City. Opened in 1963, the resort has
  • Disney Resort Line: about the monorail line at the Tokyo Disney Resort. For the rail line in Hong Kong, see Disneyland Resort Line. For monorail lines at other Disney theme
  • Disneyland Resort Station: in Shanghai, see Disney Resort Station. Disneyland Resort (Chinese: 迪士尼) is a station on the Hong Kong MTR Disneyland Resort Line. It was built to serve

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* It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry. - H.L. Mencken

* We shall have lost something vital and beyond price on the day when the state denies us the right to resort to force... - Louis D. Brandeis

* Consistency is the last resort of the unimaginative. - Oscar Wilde


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