sanctum sanctorum
Noun

sanctum sanctorum

  1. The Holy of Holies in the Jewish temple.
  2. A person's most private retreat or sanctuary.
    • 1864, Charlotte Bronte, The Professor:
      Mdlle Reuter turned her eye laterally on me, to ascertain, probably, whether I was collected enough to be ushered into her sanctum sanctorum.
Translations
  • German: Allerheiligste
  • Russian: свята́я святы́х
  • Spanish: sanctasanctórum
Translations
  • Russian: убе́жище
  • Spanish: sanctasanctórum



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