sanctum


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sanctum

a sacred or holy place
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I have said that "to enter the Cafe in the cul-de-sac Le Febvre was to enter the sanctum of a man of genius" - but then it was only the man of genius who could duly estimate the merits of the sanctum.
Father, will you come up into my sanctum, and look at my new sketches?
For myself, I had no need to make any change; I should not be called upon to quit my sanctum of the schoolroom; for a sanctum it was now become to me,--"a very pleasant refuge in time of trouble.
My presence in his sanctum was evidently esteemed a piece of impudence too shameful for remark: he silently applied the tube to his lips, folded his arms, and puffed away.
I was not aware that there was any individual, alien to this tenement, in your sanctum.
She could do good, if not noble, work as a teacher; and the success her little sketches were beginning to meet with in certain editorial sanctums augured well for her budding literary dreams.
The guests' singular experiences and rewarding feedback motivate us day in, day out," said Sanctum Inle Resort's director of sales and marketing Thet Ko Ko Htak.
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New Delhi: In a landmark victory for women worshippers, a historic mosque in India informed the Supreme Court that it was ready to grant access to the women up to the sanctum sanctorum and sought four weeks' time to make requisite infrastructural changes.
New Delhi -- Women have the right to enter the inner sanctum of Haji Ali dargah, Bombay high court ruled on Friday.
The priest had refused to give a siropa to the party patriarch inside the sanctum sanctorum of the Golden Temple, citing "government's inaction" in cases of sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib last year.
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