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noun (sanctuar, ies)
  1. A place of safety, refuge or protection.
My car is a , where none can disturb me except for people who cut me off.
  1. An area set aside for protection.
The bird has strict restrictions on visitors so the birds aren't disturbed.
  1. A state of being protected, asylum.
The government granted to the defector, protecting him from his former government.
  1. The consecrated (or sacred) area of a church or temple around its tabernacle or altar.

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