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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.

safe house

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

safe′ house`


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

safe house

An innocent-appearing house or premises established by an organization for the purpose of conducting clandestine or covert activity in relative security.
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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Lecount's attention, "but there is only one safe house in Aldborough, and that house is mine.
Argentina's Jewish community gave Israel's spy agency all the cars and some of the safe houses used to abduct the Nazi murderer Adolf Eichmann, a Mossad agent revealed.
There's going to be safe houses littered around the Republic of Georgia for you to discover.
A number of the Paris attackers used two apartments and a house in Belgium as possible safe houses in the weeks in leading up to their coordinated shooting and suicide bomb assault on the French capital, investigators said on Wednesday.
Contract awarded for Safe Houses are funded to provide safe, supported crisis or short term accommodation to women, with or without accompanying children, who are experiencing family and domestic violence or where there are safety concerns.
An organised circle is reported to be behind such evils," the official further noted, while adding that the need for a safe house is becoming important to house stranded women victims rather than depending on ad hoc safe houses.
KABUL (PAN): The Afghan Women's Network (AWN) on Monday rejected the justice minister's statement on corruption in safe houses, asking him to tender an apology for the unfounded allegation.
Francis Melia, 49, of Pennsylvania Road, Clubmoor, helped move drugs from safe houses on to the streets.
Summary: Most safe houses in the Gaza Strip are meant to provide protection for armed militants on Israel's target list.
There are safe houses and emergency accommodation in Liverpool, but they are not always suitable for frightened, confused young people.
A NETWORK of safe houses is to be set up for youngsters trying to escape gang violence.
PLANS for safe houses where Birmingham youngsters can escape gang culture have been welcomed by a city MP.