sanctuary

The Correct spelling is: sanctuary

Common misspellings of the word sanctuary are:

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  • n., pl. -ies.
      1. A sacred place, such as a church, temple, or mosque.
      2. The holiest part of a sacred place, as the part of a Christian church around the altar.
      1. A sacred place, such as a church, in which fugitives formerly were immune to arrest.
      2. Immunity to arrest afforded by a sanctuary.
    1. A place of refuge or asylum.
    2. A reserved area in which birds and other animals, especially wild animals, are protected from hunting or molestation. See synonyms at shelter.

    [Middle English, from Old French sainctuarie, from Late Latin sānctuārium, from Latin sānctus, sacred. See sanctify.]


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