take refuge in

take refuge in something

to hide in something; to seek safety or the comfort of being safe in something. The rabbits took refuge in a hole in the ground. The children took refuge in the house as soon as the storm began.
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Fearing prosecution by Myanmar army, millions of Rohingya Muslims have fled the violence-ridden state of Rakhine, with many of them crossing the border to take refuge in neighbouring Bangladesh.