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inner sanctum

sanctum (def 2). Unabridged
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  • He frowned heavily as Simpson entered the inner sanctum with the usual packet of clippings.

    Average Jones Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • He was ushered to the inner sanctum of the head of the firm.

    Edith and John Franklin S. Farquhar
  • 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.

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

    The Mark of Cain Carolyn Wells
  • Admit this girl to my inner sanctum,—oh, well, the world was turned upside down this afternoon.

    The Believing Years Edmund Lester Pearson
Contemporary definitions for inner sanctum

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