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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sanc·tum /ˈsæŋ(k)təm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sanc·tum n.  A sacred place; hence, a place of retreat; a room reserved for personal use; as, an editor's sanctum.
 Sanctum sanctorum , the Holy of Holies; the most holy place, as in the Jewish temple.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a place of inviolable privacy; "he withdrew to his sanctum
           sanctorum, where the children could never go" [syn: sanctum
      2: a sacred place of pilgrimage [syn: holy place, holy]
      [also: sancta (pl)]