holy place

noun

Definition of holy place

1 : a place set apart for religious rites specifically : the larger chamber of the Jewish tabernacle and temple separated from the holy of holies by a veil
2 : a place made sacred by association : shrine specifically : one of various places (as of the birth, death, resurrection and ascension of Jesus) of religious pilgrimage

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“Holy place.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/holy%20place. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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