Synonyms of sanctuary in English:

sanctuary


See definition of sanctuary

noun

1‘the sanctuary at Delphi was dedicated to Apollo’

SYNONYMS

holy place, temple, shrine, tabernacle, altar, sanctum, inner sanctum, holy of holies, sacrarium, bema, naos, adytum

sanctum sanctorum

presbytery

2‘the island was a sanctuary, untouched by the mad modern world’

SYNONYMS

refuge, haven, harbour, port in a storm, oasis, shelter, retreat, bolt-hole, foxhole, hideout, hiding place, hideaway, den, asylum, safe house, fastness

querencia

3‘around a thousand abused women and children were given sanctuary’

SYNONYMS

safety, safe keeping, protection, shelter, security, immunity, asylum

4‘a bird sanctuary’

SYNONYMS

reserve, park, wildlife reserve, nature reserve, reservation, preserve, home, shelter

NZ Australian conservation park