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Definition of Sanctuary
SanctuarySanctuary Sanc"tu*a*ry, n.; pl. Sanctuaries. [OE.
seintuarie, OF. saintuaire, F. sanctuaire, fr. L.
sanctuarium, from sanctus sacred, holy. See Saint.]
A sacred place; a consecrated spot; a holy and inviolable
site. Hence, specifically:
(a) The most retired part of the temple at Jerusalem, called
the Holy of Holies, in which was kept the ark of the
covenant, and into which no person was permitted to enter
except the high priest, and he only once a year, to
intercede for the people; also, the most sacred part of
the tabernacle; also, the temple at Jerusalem.
(b) (Arch.) The most sacred part of any religious building,
esp. that part of a Christian church in which the altar
(c) A house consecrated to the worship of God; a place where
divine service is performed; a church, temple, or other
place of worship.
(d) A sacred and inviolable asylum; a place of refuge and
protection; shelter; refuge; protection.
These laws, whoever made them, bestowed on temples
the privilege of sanctuary. --Milton.
The admirable works of painting were made fuel for
the fire; but some relics of it took sanctuary
under ground, and escaped the common destiny.
Meaning of Sanctuary from wikipedia
- human sanctuary
, a safe place
for humans, such as a political sanctuary
; and non-human sanctuary
, such as an animal
or plant sanctuary
city (French: ville
sanctuaire; Spanish: ciudad
to muni****l jurisdictions, typically
in North America
- Avenue Kennet Avenue Silbury
Hill West Kennet
is a prehistoric
site on Overton
Hill located around
- No Sanctuary
to: No Sanctuary
(A Loss for Words
album) No Sanctuary
(EP), an EP by Amebix
" (The Walking
Dead), an episode
- Second Amendment Sanctuary
, also referred
to as Second Amendment Preservation Ordinance
or Second Amendment Protection
- A sanctuary
is a social
or The Sanctuary
may also refer
(Saint Seiya), a fictional location
- Wildlife sanctuaries
are cl****ified as IUCN Category
1936 and 2016, 543 wildlife sanctuaries
- Farm Sanctuary
is an American animal protection
in 1986 as an advocate
animals. It was America's first shelter
(Thai: ปราสาทสัจธรรม Prasat Sajja
Tham) is a religious construction
in Pattaya, Thailand. The sanctuary
is an all-wood building
- The Annapurna Sanctuary
is a high glacial basin lying
40 km directly north
of Pokhara. This oval-shaped plateau
sits at an altitude
of over 4000 metres...
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