Definitions for sacrosanctˈsæk roʊˌsæŋkt
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inviolable, inviolate, sacrosanct(adj)
must be kept sacred
beyond alteration, criticism, or interference, especially due to religious sanction; inviolable.
Origin: [L. sucrosanctus.]
Sacrosanctity was a right of tribunes in Ancient Rome not to be harmed physically. Plebeians took an oath to regard anyone who laid hands on a tribune as an outlaw liable to be killed without penalty. The term comes from the phrase sacer esto and reflects that violation of a tribune's sacrosanctity was not only a secular offense, but a religious offense as well.
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