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Sanctuary Sanc"tu*a*ry, n.; pl. Sanctuaries. [OE. seintuarie, OF. saintuaire, F. sanctuaire, fr. L. sanctuarium, from sanctus sacred, holy. See Saint.] A sacred place; a consecrated spot; a holy and inviolable site. Hence, specifically: (a) The most retired part of the temple at Jerusalem, called the Holy of Holies, in which was kept the ark of the covenant, and into which no person was permitted to enter except the high priest, and he only once a year, to intercede for the people; also, the most sacred part of the tabernacle; also, the temple at Jerusalem. (b) (Arch.) The most sacred part of any religious building, esp. that part of a Christian church in which the altar is placed. (c) A house consecrated to the worship of God; a place where divine service is performed; a church, temple, or other place of worship. (d) A sacred and inviolable asylum; a place of refuge and protection; shelter; refuge; protection. These laws, whoever made them, bestowed on temples the privilege of sanctuary. --Milton. The admirable works of painting were made fuel for the fire; but some relics of it took sanctuary under ground, and escaped the common destiny. --Dryden., Sanctuarize Sanc"tu*a*rize, v. t. To shelter by means of a sanctuary or sacred privileges. [Obs.] --Shak., Sanctuary Sanc"tu*a*ry, n.; pl. Sanctuaries. [OE. seintuarie, OF. saintuaire, F. sanctuaire, fr. L. sanctuarium, from sanctus sacred, holy. See Saint.] A sacred place; a consecrated spot; a holy and inviolable site. Hence, specifically: (a) The most retired part of the temple at Jerusalem, called the Holy of Holies, in which was kept the ark of the covenant, and into which no person was permitted to enter except the high priest, and he only once a year, to intercede for the people; also, the most sacred part of the tabernacle; also, the temple at Jerusalem. (b) (Arch.) The most sacred part of any religious building, esp. that part of a Christian church in which the altar is placed. (c) A house consecrated to the worship of God; a place where divine service is performed; a church, temple, or other place of worship. (d) A sacred and inviolable asylum; a place of refuge and protection; shelter; refuge; protection. These laws, whoever made them, bestowed on temples the privilege of sanctuary. --Milton. The admirable works of painting were made fuel for the fire; but some relics of it took sanctuary under ground, and escaped the common destiny. --Dryden., Tersanctus Ter*sanc"tus, n. [L. ter thrice + sanctus holy.] (Eccl.) An ancient ascription of praise (containing the word ``Holy' -- in its Latin form, ``Sanctus' -- thrice repeated), used in the Mass of the Roman Catholic Church and before the prayer of consecration in the communion service of the Church of England and the Protestant Episcopal Church. Cf. Trisagion.


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- antÚni canu (1400 -1476 ) - sa vitta et sa morte, et passione de sanctu gavinu, brothu et ianuariu (15th century, publication dated back to
- fazzulli custa carta ad sanctu georgi de sepollu de gurgu et ad sanctu gorgoni et ad sanctu vittu pro beni ki llis fazzu pro deu innanti
- spirito sanctu: the new millennium mass is a seventeen-movement liturgical work, commissioned as part of san franciscoís millennial new
- references : kent in shipley, annus sanctu s, part ii, 88; pimont les hymnes du breviaire romain, i (paris, 1874), 124-30, defends (128-9) the
- d. manca, introduzione a a. cano, sa vitta et sa morte, et passione de sanctu gavinu, prothu et januariu, cagliari, centro di studi
- conversational : hartu sanctu (something). ó bless (something). hasna lesnu maste. ó and may god help me be the champion of peace.
- messa, a four-part double fugue setting of 'cum spirito sanctu', by another italian composer more versed in counterpoint , pietro raimondi
- cum sanctu spirito (voices e orchestra, full score) fragments. sources : last pastura , first francesco , authorlink , title secoli di musica
- transformed about this time into sa vitta et sa morte et passione de sanctu gavinu prothu et januariu , an account of his persecutions by muslims.
- santiago is the local galician evolution of vulgar latin sanctu iacobu 'saint james '. according to legend, compostela derives from the
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