Hermitage definition

hûrmĭ-tĭj
The condition or way of life of a hermit.
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The place where a hermit lives.
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A place where a person can live away from other people; secluded retreat.
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A place where one can live in seclusion; a retreat.
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The habitation of a hermit or group of hermits.
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A monastery or abbey.
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A rich, full-bodied, usually red wine produced in southeast France.
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A full-bodied red or white wine from vineyards on the Rhone near Valence, France.
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A house or dwelling where a hermit lives.
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A place of seclusion.
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A period of seclusion.
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(proper, place) Art museum in St. Petersburg, Russia: originally a palace.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hermitage
Plural:
hermitages

Origin of hermitage

  • Middle English from Old French hermitage from heremite hermit hermit

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • After Tain l'Hermitage, a village of southeast France

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French ermitage, from Medieval Latin hermitagium.

    From Wiktionary