Hermitage



[hur-mi-tij or for 3, er-mi-tahzh] /ˈhɜr mɪ tɪdʒ or for 3, ˌɛr mɪˈtɑʒ/

noun
1.
the habitation of a hermit.
2.
any secluded place of residence or habitation; retreat; hideaway.
3.
(initial capital letter) a palace in Leningrad built by Catherine II and now used as an art museum.
/ˈhɜːmɪtɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the abode of a hermit
2.
any place where a person may live in seclusion; retreat
/ˈhɜːmɪtɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the Hermitage, an art museum in St Petersburg, originally a palace built by Catherine the Great
/ˈhɜːmɪtɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a full-bodied red or white wine from the Rhône valley at Tain-l’Ermitage, in SE France
n.

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.

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