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holy of holies

Definitions of holy of holies
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n (Judaism) sanctuary comprised of the innermost chamber of the Tabernacle in the temple of Solomon where the Ark of the Covenant was kept

Synonyms:
sanctum sanctorum
Type of:
sanctuary
a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept

n (figurative) something regarded as sacred or inviolable

“every politician fears to touch that holy of holies, the Social Security System”
Type of:
sacredness
the quality of being sacred

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