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Noun: sanctum sanctorum
  1. A place of inviolable privacy
    "he withdrew to his sanctum sanctorum, where the children could never go";
    - sanctum
  2. (Judaism) sanctuary comprised of the innermost chamber of the Tabernacle in the temple of Solomon where the Ark of the Covenant was kept
    - holy of holies

Derived forms: sanctum sanctorums

Type of: retreat, sanctuary

Part of: Tabernacle

Encyclopedia: Sanctum sanctorum