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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A private place; a holy place.

Usage examples (32)
  • Accepting the great honor, he was ushered into the inner sanctum.
  • He withdrew to his sanctum sanctorum, where the children could never go
  • The latter was out, so Frank accompanied his friend to what he called his sanctum,
  • The only sound we hear within the sanctum is the scratch of his pen. for more
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