inner sanctum

noun
sanctum ( def 2 ).
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Main Entry:  inner sanctum1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the most sacred area of a church or temple
Main Entry:  inner sanctum2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a private or secret place known only to a few people
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Example sentences
The lawns in the inner sanctum are freshly mown and watered.
Yet, oddly, both were released by media groups that do not fit strictly inside
  the conglomerates' inner sanctum.
The inner sanctum holds a series of computers and components stacked floor to
  ceiling.
It was likely that only the king and certain high priests would have been
  allowed in this inner sanctum.
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