What is another word for sanctuary?

Pronunciation: [sˈanktjuːəɹˌi] (IPA)

Sanctuary is a term that refers to a place or an area that offers protection and safety, especially for individuals seeking refuge. Some of the synonyms that can be used in place of this term include haven, oasis, shelter, refuge, retreat, asylum, hideaway, and safe haven, among others. Each of these terms has a slightly different connotation and may be used in different contexts. For instance, asylum may be a more formal term with legal implications, while hideaway may be more informal and used to describe a small, cozy place. Overall, these synonyms allow for a range of options when describing a place of safety and protection.

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Usage examples for Sanctuary

It is true that nothing could be too splendid for His sanctuary, and Bezaleel was presently to be inspired, that the work of the tabernacle might be worthy of its destination.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
Those were times when the brow-beating judge could crush the bar; nor were the jury always safe in the sanctuary of the jury-box.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
Within the sanctuary is the Hallam vault, on which the organ now stands.
"A Key to Lord Tennyson's 'In Memoriam'"
Alfred Gatty

Famous quotes with Sanctuary

  • Old age is, so to speak, the sanctuary of ills: they all take refuge in it.
  • Criticism of government finds sanctuary in several portions of the 1st Amendment. It is part of the right of free speech. It embraces freedom of the press.
    Hugo Black
  • Fame is no sanctuary from the passing of youth... suicide is much easier and more acceptable in Hollywood than growing old gracefully.
    Julie Burchill
  • Family life itself, that safest, most traditional, most approved of female choices, is not a sanctuary: It is, perpetually, a dangerous place.
    Margaret Drabble
  • There is no sanctuary of virtue like home.
    Edward Everett

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