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a (vacation) resort: a (holiday) complex, club
a ski resort a place where people go to ski (examples: Aspen, Val d'Isère)
a seaside resort a place by the sea where people spend their holidays
a health resort a place where people can go for a holiday and eat healthy food, take exercise, etc.

(a last) resort: (a last) action, alternative, recourse
We will only contact them as a last resort. We'll only call them if we can't resolve the situation any other way.

to resort (to violence): to turn (to violence) because there is no other option
Hopefully, we won't have to resort to blackmail like last time. We don't want to blackmail them again but if there is no other way to get the money, we'll have to do it.

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