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sanctum

Saltos de línea: sanc|tum
Pronunciación: /ˈsaŋ(k)təm
 
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Definición de sanctum en inglés:

sustantivo (plural sanctums)

1A sacred place, especially a shrine within a temple or church: an icon installed within the sanctum of the temple
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The result is that many Smarta priests are entering the temple sanctums.
  • Harmful energy lines include water arteries, underground movements and ore and coal repositories, while ‘power zones’ occur predominately around old churches and pagan sanctums.
  • Its easier to work with technology these days than it is to find obscure herbs and ingredients, to get proper working tools for the old pagan religions, or to construct proper sanctums for ritual use.
Sinónimos
2A private place from which most people are excluded: he ushered her into his sanctum and gave her something to drink
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Practically the entire spadework for the organization had already been done within the sanctums of the U.S. Treasury Department.
  • The invitation had one condition: no conversation within the sanctum was to be directly reported.
  • Swallowing, she determined the noise had come from the deeper sanctums of the library.
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Origen

late 16th century: from Latin, neuter of sanctus 'holy', from sancire 'consecrate'.

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