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Noun: sanctum (sanctums,sancta)  sangk-tum
  1. A place of inviolable privacy
    "he withdrew to his sanctum sanctorum, where the children could never go";
    - sanctum sanctorum
  2. A sacred place of pilgrimage
    - holy place, holy

Derived forms: sancta, sanctums

Type of: place, retreat, spot, topographic point

Encyclopedia: Sanctum