inner sanctum


Definition of inner sanctum

somewhat formal

  1. :  a very private room or place The new initiate was admitted to the club's inner sanctum. —often used figuratively the inner sanctum of the CIA

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  situated farther in

    :  being near a center especially of influence

    :  of or relating to the mind or spirit

  1. :  a sacred place

    :  a place where one is free from intrusion

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up inner sanctum? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).