A location where an important event in the life of a holy person is thought to have occurred.
Something that defends; means of or resources for protection
(Eastern Orthodox Church) The area of a church in which the altar is located; the sanctuary.
A private place where one is free from intrusion.
Safety is a state of being protected from potential harm or something that has been designed to protect and prevent harm.
The sanctuary or sacristy of a church.
A residential institution for the care of the aged, mentally ill, etc.
An area maintained for the protection of wildlife or natural resources.
(--- Archaic) A cover for a porthole.
(Computing) Acronym of Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards.
A community of persons, especially monks, bound by vows to a religious life and often living in partial or complete seclusion.
A place of refuge, safety, etc.; retreat; shelter
The shelter or retreat of a wild animal; a lair.
A shelter for protection, as from gunfire
The sanctum in an ancient temple.
(Sports) A stadium or an enclosed playing field:
A heavy metal screen attached to an artillery piece for the protection of the gunners
(Architecture) A dwarf wall or partition carried up to a certain height for separation and protection, as in a church, to separate the aisle from the choir, etc.
An act of sorting again.
The definition of asylum is protection, a place of rest or safety, or a place where people go when their mental condition keeps them from being able to live on their own.
A place providing protection or shelter:
One that protects:
A service in a chapel, or any religious service, as at a school
A covering or cover.
A specified Christian denomination:
The act of attacking
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