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British English: /ˈsaŋ(k)tjʊəri/
American English: /ˈsæŋk(t)ʃəˌwɛri/

Translation of sanctuary in German:


  • 2 (part of church)
    Altarraum Mask.
    Sanktuarium Neutr. (Roman Catholic Church)
  • 3 (place of refuge)
    Zufluchtsort Mask.
    (History) (guaranteeing safety)
    Freistatt Fem.
  • 4 (for animals or plants)
    Naturschutzgebiet Neutr.
    bird/animal sanctuary
    Vogel-/Tierschutzgebiet Neutr.
  • 5 (asylum)
    Asyl Neutr.
    Freiung Fem. (History)
    take sanctuary
    Zuflucht suchen

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