Definition of Sanctum

1. Noun. A place of inviolable privacy. "He withdrew to his sanctum sanctorum, where the children could never go"

Exact synonyms: Sanctum Sanctorum
Generic synonyms: Retreat



2. Noun. A sacred place of pilgrimage.
Exact synonyms: Holy, Holy Place
Generic synonyms: Place, Spot, Topographic Point

Definition of Sanctum

1. n. A sacred place; hence, a place of retreat; a room reserved for personal use; as, an editor's sanctum.

Definition of Sanctum

1. Noun. A place set apart, as with a sanctum sanctorum; a private retreat or workroom. A sacred or private place. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sanctum

1. a sacred place [n -TUMS or -TA]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sanctum

sanctioned
sanctioning
sanctionless
sanctions
sanctities
sanctitude
sanctitudes
sanctity
sanctuaries
sanctuarize
sanctuarized
sanctuarizes
sanctuarizing
sanctuary
sanctuarylike
sanctum (current term)
sanctum sanctorum
sanctum santorum
sanctums
sanctus
sanctus bell
sand
sand-art
sand-blind
sand-crack
sand-grouse
sand-martin
sand art
sand badger
sand bar

Literary usage of Sanctum

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1. Publications by English Historical Society (1849)
"Datum apud sanctum ... quod inter to the tetter , . ... ,. j . . ward'i reply sanctum ... sanctum ..."

2. Publications by English Historical Society (1849)
"Datum apud sanctum ... quod inter to the tetter , . ... ,. j . . ward'i reply sanctum ... sanctum ..."

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