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the Prince's temporary retreat from the public gaze
At the end of the dance Maggie thanked him and beat a hasty retreat back to her friends.
Surrounded by beautiful countryside, it is an ideal rural retreat.
This is the American English definition of retreat. View British English definition of retreat.
a room in a church used for storing things
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