noun, plural sanc·tums, sanc·ta [sangk-tuh]. /ˈsæŋk tə/.
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Origin of sanctum
Words nearby sanctum
Example sentences from the Web for sanctum
As his gained popularity, he joked that he found himself one of the few men invited into the inner sanctum of women’s book clubs.Eric Jerome Dickey, best-selling African American novelist, dies at 59|Emily Langer|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
Yet as recent work suggests, invaders have found all sorts of ways into the inner sanctum.Scientists Find Bacteria Where It Isn’t Supposed to Be: The Brain|Amanda Schaffer|March 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In other words, Eric, supposedly a financial master of the universe, is cut off from reality in his inner sanctum on wheels.The Crush for Cronenberg’s Cannes Competition Entry, ‘Cosmopolis’|Richard Porton|May 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But if Hoover could bug the innermost sanctum of the Supreme Court, nothing was sacred for the FBI.J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI’s War on Americans’ Civil Liberties|Ben Jacobs|February 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There is, to Obama, a milquetoastian core, one that needs perpetual strengthening by an inner-sanctum bruiser.
Inside this inner sanctum was yet another black door, another secret chamber: the VIP of VIPs.
Her chamber was her retreat and sanctum, and she had lavished much taste and time in fitting it up.Alone|Marion Harland
At the appointed time she passed through the iron doors of the Sanctum Regnum.Devil-Worship in France|Arthur Edward Waite
"I have yet other motives in presenting myself to-day, in this, your sanctum," stated Mr. Van Nicht.Those Times And These|Irvin S. Cobb
He made his way back to the doctor's sanctum, and found that gentleman awaiting him impatiently.The Daffodil Mystery|Edgar Wallace
To enter the little Cafe in the cul-de-sac Le Febvre was, at the period of our tale, to enter the sanctum of a man of genius.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe|Edgar Allan Poe