Part of speech:
The protection given by a sanctuary or refuge or by one country to refugees from another country
A harbor or anchorage; a port.
Any of various places for providing food and lodging on a temporary or emergency basis, as one for the homeless or one for stray pets
A refuge for wild life
A refuge for wild life
The innermost part of the Jewish tabernacle and Temple, where the ark of the covenant was kept
A private place where one is free from intrusion.
The services held at a chapel:
A community, especially of nuns, bound by vows to a religious life under a superior.
A building or residence for monks or others who have withdrawn from the world, as for religious contemplation
A fertile or green area in a desert or wasteland, made so by the presence of water.
Fruit cooked with sugar to protect against decay or fermentation.
The quality or condition of being safe; freedom from danger, injury, or damage; security
A place of utmost privacy and inviolability
A container or receptacle for sacred relics; a reliquary.
A sacred or holy place
In ancient Greece, a speaker's platform
A screen memory.
A person or thing that provides protection.
The part of a church around the altar, usually at the east end, reserved for the use of the clergy and the choir: it is sometimes set off by a railing or screen
Ecclesiastical power as distinguished from the secular:
A going or turning for help, support, etc.; recourse
(Law) The act of defending a case.
A safe-conduct pass or passport
A place affording peace, quiet, privacy, or security.
Strategic protection given by armed units during hostile action:
A protected inlet, or branch of a sea, lake, etc., where ships can anchor, esp. one with port facilities
A place where one can hide, be secluded, etc.
A home for the sick or poor
A building used as a place of Muslim worship.
A place where data can pass into or out of a central processing unit, computer, or peripheral. With central processing units, a port is a fixed set of connections for incoming and outgoing data or instructions. With computers and peripherals, a port is generally a socket into which a connector can be plugged.
A safe haven.
(Eccles.) A cabinetlike enclosure for consecrated Hosts, usually at the center of an altar
(Ornithology) Any of the small feathers covering a particular area of a bird, as the bases of the larger feathers of a wing or tail
A shelter for ships; port; anchorage
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