noun, plural sanc·tums, sanc·ta [sangk-tuh] /ˈsæŋk tə/.
Origin of sanctum
Examples from the Web for sancta
She became abbess of the nuns of Sancta Clara, and castigated her body.History of the Jews, Vol. IV (of VI)|Heinrich Graetz
Again the people fell upon their knees, and called out, "Sancta Rosalia, ora pro nobis!"The Devil's Elixir|E. T. A. Hoffmann
Oh, sancta not simplicitas, but —— Oh, clear-sighted Republican!Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862|Adam Gurowski
Even to-day, religious cults have sacred vases in their Sancta Sanctorum.The Montessori Method|Maria Montessori
Sancta Sophia was the place appointed for the services, and Constantine had published his intention to be present.The Prince of India, Volume II|Lew. Wallace