hermitage

[ hur-mi-tij or for 3, er-mi-tahzh ]SEE DEFINITION OF hermitage

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At the Tambov hermitage the anchorite Hilary, a man of saintly life, has died.

Why not go to the Hermitage since my push-cart income permits of it?

The other day, one 222 who visited the Hermitage, spoke to me of you, O Khalid.

Rather let us to the Hermitage, Reader, and with an honest heart; in earnest, not in sport.

It was a charming refuge—a hermitage in the midst of a crowd.

Let us now return to the Hermitage, and the quiet lives of those who dwelt there.

The Hermitage that night proved a fitting field for her generalship.

And when he had come to the hermitage, you may be sure he had good cheer.

And on a day it befell him that he was benighted in a hermitage.

And I long to see once more my favourite haunt, the Hermitage of Braid.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., "dwelling place of a hermit," from Old French hermitage, from Latin heremite (see hermit). Earlier in the same sense was hermitorie (c.1200), from Medieval Latin hermitorium. Transferred sense of "solitary or secluded dwelling place" is from 1640s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HERMITAGE

cloister

nounsecluded religious place
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