|sanctum sanctorum (sæŋkˈtɔːrəm)|
|1.||Bible another term for the holy of holies|
|2.||facetious often an especially private place|
|[C14: from Latin, literally: holy of holies, rendering Hebrew qōdesh haqqodāshīm]|
Latin for “holy of holies.” The place in the Jewish temple in Jerusalem where the Ark of the Covenant was kept. By extension, a sacred and private place.