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inner sanctum

noun
1.
sanctum (def 2).
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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
contraction

Nice concert, innit?

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