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inner sanctum

sanctum (def 2). Unabridged
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  • He was ushered to the inner sanctum of the head of the firm.

    Edith and John Franklin S. Farquhar
  • He took the lad to his inner sanctum, and said, “Tell me all about it.”

    The Mark of Cain Carolyn Wells
  • The outer office was in darkness, as was that opening off it on the left; but out from the inner sanctum poured a flood of light.

  • The financier returned to his stately office and passed through his obsequious rows of clerks to his inner sanctum.

    The Reason Why Elinor Glyn
  • Neither was the room behind it, the room where the belfry was supposed to be, but where Adolf Hitler's inner sanctum was instead.

    Rats in the Belfry John York Cabot
Contemporary definitions for inner sanctum

a private or secret place known only to a few people's 21st Century Lexicon
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