(adj.) = sacred ; sacrosanct ; hallowed ; holy ; time-honoured. Ex: Sacred scriptures are entered under uniform title as main entry. Ex: While the operating instructions must be regarded as authoritative, they should not be seen as sacrosanct tablets of stone. Ex: The quiet and hallowed stacks provide comfort and solace to the bibliophile and a sense of rightness and order to the librarian. Ex: The title of the article is 'More holy men than learned: impressions from Indian manuscript libraries'. Ex: The time-honoured training institution 'sitting with Nellie' is not much good if Nellie's competence is not up to scratch. ---- * el silencio es sagrado = silence is golden. * fuego sagrado = sacred fire. * Hostia Sagrada, la = Host, the. * libro sagrado = sacred book ; sacred scripture. * lo sagrado = sacredness. * lugar sagrado = shrine. * mandamiento sagrado = holy commandment. * Sagrada Comunión, la = Holy Communion. * sagrada escritura = sacred scripture ; scripture. * Sagrada(s) Escritura(s), la = Holy Scripture(s), the. * vaca sagrada = sacred cow ; holy cow.