noun: A sacred place; any place of refuge.
refuge, haven, shelter, retreat, hideout, safety
risk, hazard, wreckage, ruins, danger, threat
The fellowship took sanctuary in the forests of Lothlórien after escaping a Balrog.
When Saruman sent an army to attack the people of Rohan, they took sanctuary at Helm's Deep.
Rome's refugees find sanctuary, support at Episcopal-led ministry