Translation of "sanctuary" - English-French dictionary

sanctuary

noun /ˈsӕŋktʃuəri/ (plural sanctuaries)

a holy or sacred place

sanctuaire
the sanctuary of the god Apollo.

a place of safety from eg arrest

refuge
In earlier times a criminal could use a church as a sanctuary.

an area of land in which the killing of wild animals etc is forbidden

réserve
a bird sanctuary.

(Translation of “sanctuary” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)