- the place where a hermit lives
- a place where a person can live away from other people; secluded retreat
Origin of hermitageMiddle English from OFr: see -age
a full-bodied red or white wine from vineyards on the Rhone near Valence, France
Origin of Hermitageafter Tain-l'Hermitage, town in southeastern France
art museum in St. Petersburg, Russia: originally a palace
- a. The habitation of a hermit or group of hermits.b. A monastery or abbey.
- A place where one can live in seclusion; a retreat.
- The condition or way of life of a hermit.
Origin of hermitageMiddle English from Old French hermitage from heremite hermit ; see hermit .
A rich, full-bodied, usually red wine produced in southeast France.
Origin of HermitageAfter Tain l' Hermitage, a village of southeast France
From Old French ermitage, from Medieval Latin hermitagium.