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safe house

n.
A house or apartment used as a hiding place or secure refuge, as by an intelligence agency or underground group.
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safe house

n
(Military) a place used secretly by undercover agents, terrorists, etc, as a meeting place or refuge
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safe′ house`


n.
an inconspicuous place for refuge or clandestine activities.
[1960–65]
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safe house

An innocent-appearing house or premises established by an organization for the purpose of conducting clandestine or covert activity in relative security.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.safe house - a house used as a hiding place or refuge by members of certain organizations
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
asylum, sanctuary, refuge - a shelter from danger or hardship
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