Sanctuary

Definition of Sanctuary

Sanc´tu`a`ry
n.1.(Arch.) A sacred place; a consecrated spot; a holy and inviolable site.
These laws, whoever made them, bestowed on temples the privilege of sanctuary.
- Milton.
The admirable works of painting were made fuel for the fire; but some relics of it took sanctuary under ground, and escaped the common destiny.
- Dryden.

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