sanctuary

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sanctuary /ˈsæŋktʃəˌweri/ Brit /ˈsæŋktʃuəri/ noun
plural sanctuaries
sanctuary
/ˈsæŋktʃəˌweri/ Brit /ˈsæŋktʃuəri/
noun
plural sanctuaries
Learner's definition of SANCTUARY
[count] : a place where someone or something is protected or given shelter
often used figuratively
[noncount] : the protection that is provided by a safe place
[count]
US : the room inside a church, synagogue, etc., where religious services are held
: the most sacred or holy part of a religious building
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