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[n] a place of inviolable privacy; "he withdrew to his sanctum sanctorum, where the children could never go"
[n] a sacred place of pilgrimage


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\Sanc"tum\, n. [L., p. p. of sancire to consecrate.] A sacred place; hence, a place of retreat; a room reserved for personal use; as, an editor's sanctum. {Sanctum sanctorum} [L.], the Holy of Holies; the most holy place, as in the Jewish temple.

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