an area where wild birds or animals are protected and encouraged to breed
鸟类 / 野生动物保护区
a bird/wildlife sanctuary
safety and protection, especially for people who are being chased or attacked
to take sanctuary in a place
The government offered sanctuary to 4 000 refugees.
She longed for the sanctuary of her own home.
a safe place, especially one where people who are being chased or attacked can stay and be protected
The church became a sanctuary for the refugees.
a holy building or the part of it that is considered the most holy