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German translation of “sanctuary”

sanctuary

noun /ˈsӕŋktʃuəri/ (plural sanctuaries)
a holy or sacred place
das Heiligtum
the sanctuary of the god Apollo.
a place of safety from eg arrest
die Zuflucht
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
das Schutzgebiet
a bird sanctuary.
(Definition of sanctuary from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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