temenos

noun
tem·e·nos | \ˈteməˌnäs\
plural temene\-ˌnē \

Definition of temenos 

: a temple enclosure or court in ancient Greece : a sacred precinct

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History and Etymology for temenos

Greek, piece of land cut off as an official or sacred domain, temenos, from temnein to cut

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