Associations to the word «Sanctuary»


SANCTUARY, noun. A place of safety, refuge, or protection.
SANCTUARY, noun. An area set aside for protection.
SANCTUARY, noun. A state of being protected, asylum.
SANCTUARY, noun. The consecrated (or sacred) area of a church or temple around its tabernacle or altar.
SANCTUARY CITIES, noun. Plural of sanctuary city
SANCTUARY CITY, noun. In the United States and Canada, a city known or reputed to allow undocumented immigrants to live and work without being arrested by local authorities.

Dictionary definition

SANCTUARY, noun. A consecrated place where sacred objects are kept.
SANCTUARY, noun. A shelter from danger or hardship.
SANCTUARY, noun. Area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing.

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