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Word: sanctuary

Definition: place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.


Sentences Containing 'sanctuary'

Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park
Bonus CD (Sanctuary Records 2006 Reissue).
Brockway Mountain is the backdrop for the dramatic scenery of this sanctuary.
Clair Metropolitan Beach Sanctuary Association, was formed.
Clair Metropolitan Beach Sanctuary Association.
Developed in a rubber plantation as a bird sanctuary by an Englishman, the sanctuary was formerly known as Baker’s Estate.
Gumti Wildlife Sanctuary is a Wildlife Sanctuary in Tripura, India.
Hakusensha published two "Angel Sanctuary" art books.
His beatification was celebrated May 4, 2013, in this sanctuary.
Hojagarawul Sanctuary is a sanctuary ("zakaznik") of Turkmenistan.
In "Angel Sanctuary", Yuki incorporated references to several mythologies.
In 1998, sultan Hassan II improved the sanctuary.
In December 2006 the sanctuary completed a relocation to its current site.
In early September, 1926, the new sanctuary was consecrated.
It has well laid out paths for moving around within the sanctuary.
It was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1969 and renamed as Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary.
It was joined to the sanctuary by a raised walkway called the "soleas".
Jawai Dam Crocodile Sanctuary with Indian Migratory birds Kambeshwar Ji leopard sanctuary situated nearby.
Kelif Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary ("zakaznik") in Turkmenistan.
Khalil enjoys the hospital, which he views as a sanctuary.
Nagy, with a few others, was given sanctuary in the Yugoslav Embassy.
Nearby is the Baroque sanctuary of Vicoforte.
Noting, however, that their lives were in danger, they fled for sanctuary to St.
Phu Luang Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the province.
Pope John Paul II visited the sanctuary in 1997.
Santuario Orito Indí-Andé Fauna and Flora Sanctuary
Several other rooms neighbored the sanctuary.
The 2005 "Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary Act" established a sanctuary for the Bottlenose dolphins that live in the inlet and adjacent Port River.
The altarpieces of the sanctuary were painted by Pollastrini and Overbeck.
The area was declared as a sanctuary on 27 July 2000.
The Dauner Martin Nature Sanctuary was added in 1997.
The dome and the sanctuary were renovated in 2007.
The hall is now part of the Museum of the Sanctuary.
The instruction of the young should not be interrupted, even by the building of a sanctuary" (Shab.
The lake encompasses the Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary.
The monks ran a hospital here, with a sanctuary for lepers, until the 16th century.
The Prince searches first for a sanctuary, then for a way to fight back.
The room where offerings were given to the deity was often separate from the sanctuary itself, and in temples without a barque in the sanctuary, there was a separate shrine to store the barque.
The Sanctuary Group bought the studio from EMI in 2002.
The sanctuary is around 25 m above mean sea level.
The sanctuary is spread over on the southern bank of the Kavanar River.
The sanctuary relocated to this site from a location nearby in 2006.
The sanctuary was increased to . MNA also ended its four-year search for a spruce grouse sanctuary.
They are mediatory images that are evoked, for example, in the space of a temple or sanctuary.
This area was first known as Mollem Game Sanctuary.
This sanctuary is famous for its snakes, particularly the king cobra.
This wildlife sanctuary covers an area of 37 km2.
To emphasize the sanctuary's sacred nature, it was kept in total darkness.
Villefort, Franz, and a few near relatives alone entered the sanctuary.
``I see that I hold a sanctuary in their hearts, and in the hearts of their descendants, generations hence.

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::: disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
::: faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
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