Glossary

Sanctuary
Type of termDefinition
TermSanctuary
Alternative TermsSanctum, sanctuaries, Sanctums, sancta, cella
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Long Description

The most sacred area of a temple, church or religious building, often where the image of a deity is housed and worshipped. An outdoor space that is associated with a deity may also be considered a sanctuary.

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