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Adytum, ad′i-tum, n. the most sacred part of a heathen temple: the chancel of a church:—pl.
The adytum itself consists of three apartments, entirely of granite.The Overland Guide-book|James Barber
Behind the adytum are small rooms for the priests who served in the temple.Cleopatra's Needle|James King
All the old temples had an adytum, sanctuary, or holy of holies—a place not open to the profane, but protected by rigid taboos.Bible Studies|Joseph M. Wheeler
Author's hospitable reception there, and admission to the adytum, 119.An Account of Timbuctoo and Housa Territories in the Interior of Africa|Abd Salam Shabeeny