HyperDic: sanctum_sanctorum

English > 2 senses of the expression sanctum sanctorum:
NOUNlocationsanctum sanctorum, sanctuma place of inviolable privacy
artifactsanctum sanctorum, holy of holies(Judaism) sanctuary comprised of the innermost chamber of the Tabernacle in the temple of Solomon where the Ark of the Covenant was kept
English > sanctum sanctorum: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA place of inviolable privacy.
Example"he withdrew to his sanctum sanctorum, where the children could never go"
Synonymsanctum
BroaderretreatA place of privacy
English > sanctum sanctorum: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaning(Judaism) sanctuary comprised of the innermost chamber of the Tabernacle in the temple of Solomon where the Ark of the Covenant was kept.
Synonymholy of holies
CategoryJudaismThe monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
Part ofTabernacle(Judaism) a portable sanctuary in which the Jews carried the Ark of the Covenant on their exodus
BroadersanctuaryA consecrated place where sacred objects are kept
Spanishsanctasanctórum
Catalansancta sanctorum

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