sanctuary


sanctuary
01. She and her husband run a [sanctuary] for injured animals, which are treated, and then released back into the wild.
02. At Lone Pine Koala [Sanctuary] in Australia, the koalas can be cuddled for up to a maximum of 30 minutes a day.
03. After the government refused their request for asylum, the refugees sought [sanctuary] in a local church.
04. After being teased and pushed around on the playground, the young boy sought [sanctuary] in the school library.
05. The area has been declared a [sanctuary] for migrating birds.
06. A visit to the Swan Lake nature [sanctuary] is a popular field trip for the local schoolchildren.
07. The Galapagos Islands are a [sanctuary] for some of the most unique animals on our planet.
08. In the 1960s and 70s, Canada became a [sanctuary] for those Americans who had been drafted to fight in the Vietnam War, but didn't want to go.
09. A large wildlife [sanctuary] containing many important animal species has been established at Manas, Bhutan.
10. The ancient [sanctuary] of Olympia, home of the massive statue of Zeus, was one of the seven wonders of the world.
11. The [sanctuary] of Serengeti National Park is bordered by Kenya to the north, Lake Victoria to the west, and the Great Rift Valley to the east.
12. Louise Hart once observed that children belong in families, which, ideally, serve as a [sanctuary] and a cushion from the world at large.
13. Julie Burchill once suggested that fame is no [sanctuary] from the passing of youth; suicide is much easier and more acceptable in Hollywood than growing old gracefully.
14. Many migratory birds and resident birds find [sanctuary] in the forest of traditional coffee plantations.

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  • Sanctuary — Sanc tu*a*ry, n.; pl. {Sanctuaries}. [OE. seintuarie, OF. saintuaire, F. sanctuaire, fr. L. sanctuarium, from sanctus sacred, holy. See {Saint}.] A sacred place; a consecrated spot; a holy and inviolable site. Hence, specifically: (a) The most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sanctuary — Sanctuary, TX U.S. town in Texas Population (2000): 256 Housing Units (2000): 111 Land area (2000): 0.263664 sq. miles (0.682887 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.263664 sq. miles (0.682887 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Sanctuary, TX — U.S. town in Texas Population (2000): 256 Housing Units (2000): 111 Land area (2000): 0.263664 sq. miles (0.682887 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.263664 sq. miles (0.682887 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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