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  Words related to sanctuary

Related / Similar Words: chancel, bema, refuge, asylum

 

Definition:
  • area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing;
  • a shelter from danger or hardship;
  • a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept;

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    Hyponyms: harbor, harbour, safehold, safe house, holy of holies, sanctum sanctorum, Tabernacle

     

    Part Meronyms: church, church building

     

     
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