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sanctuary

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Noun sanctuary has 3 senses
  1. sanctuary - a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept
    --1 is a kind of
    place, property
    --1 has particulars: holy of holies, sanctum sanctorum; Tabernacle
  2. refuge, sanctuary, asylum - a shelter from danger or hardship
    --2 is a kind of shelter
    --2 has particulars: harbor, harbour; safehold; safe house
  3. chancel, sanctuary, bema - area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing
    --3 is a kind of area
    --3 is a part of church, church building
    --3 has parts: choir
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