sanctuary

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsæŋktʃuəri/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsæŋktʃuˌɛri/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sangkcho̅o̅ er′ē)

Inflections of 'sanctuary' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": sanctuaries

sanctuary
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Sense: A sacred place
Synonyms:
chancel, Holy of Holies, shrine , sanctum, church , temple , Tabernacle, altar , house of God, mosque , sanctum sanctorum
Sense: A place to which one may retire
Synonyms:
asylum, resort , haven , convent, screen , defense , shield , protection , refuge, retreat , shelter , den , harbor , hideout, hideaway, port , stronghold
Sense: A refuge for wild life
Synonyms:
shelter , game refuge, park , national park, conservation area, nature preserve, forest preserve, wilderness preserve

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