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sanctum sanctorum

sanctum sanctorum

 
pronunciation:
saengk tm saengk to rm [or] sangk tUm sangk to rUm
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the innermost or most holy chamber of the ancient temple in Jerusalem; holy of holies.
The Ark of the Covenant was placed in the sanctum sanctorum.
similar words:
sanctuary
definition 2: a place of inviolable privacy.
He considers his den his sanctum sanctorum, and we don't dare disturb anything in there.