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Dictionary definition for: Resort

1. (n) a hotel located in a resort area

2. (v) have recourse to; "The government resorted to rationing meat"

3. (n) a frequently visited place

4. (v) move, travel, or proceed toward some place; "He repaired to his cabin in the woods"

5. (n) something or someone turned to for assistance or security; "his only recourse was the police" "took refuge in lying"

6. (n) act of turning to for assistance; "have recourse to the courts" "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort"

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