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 for holy place
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  holy place
      n 1: a sacred place of pilgrimage [syn: holy place, sanctum,
           holy]

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Holy place
     one of the two portions into which the tabernacle was divided
     (Ex. 26:31; 37:17-25; Heb. 9:2). It was 20 cubits long and 10 in
     height and breadth. It was illuminated by the golden
     candlestick, as it had no opening to admit the light. It
     contained the table of showbread (Ex. 25:23-29) and the golden
     altar of incense (30:1-11). It was divided from the holy of
     holies by a veil of the most costly materials and the brightest
     colours.
     
       The arrangement of the temple (q.v.) was the same in this
     respect. In it the walls of hewn stone were wainscotted with
     cedar and overlaid with gold, and adorned with beautiful
     carvings. It was entered from the porch by folding doors
     overlaid with gold and richly embossed. Outside the holy place
     stood the great tank or "sea" of molten brass, supported by
     twelve oxen, three turned each way, capable of containing two
     thousand baths of water. Besides this there were ten lavers and
     the brazen altar of burnt sacrifice.
     

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