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  Definition of Sanctuary
  1. area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing
  2. a shelter from danger or hardship
  3. a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept
Similar Words: chancel, bema, refuge, asylum

 

Hyponyms: harbor, harbour, safehold, safe house, holy of holies, sanctum sanctorum, Tabernacle

 

Part Meronyms: church, church building

 

 
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