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Translation of "sanctuary" - English-Spanish dictionary

sanctuary

noun   /ˈsæŋk.tʃʊə.ri/
[no plural] protection or a safe place, especially for someone or something being chased or hunted asilo, refugio Illegal immigrants found/sought/took sanctuary in a local church. The chapel became a sanctuary for the refugees. figurative If I want some peace and quiet, I take sanctuary in my study.774
a place where birds or animals can live and be protected, especially from being hunted or dangerous conditions reserva a wildlife/bird sanctuary1353010
(Definition of sanctuary from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

sanctuary

noun /ˈsӕŋktʃuəri/ ( plural sanctuaries)
a holy or sacred place santuario the sanctuary of the god Apollo.
a place of safety from eg arrest refugio, salvación; asilo 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 reserva a bird sanctuary.
(Definition of sanctuary from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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