hermitage: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hûr'mi-tij or, for 3, er"mi-täzh'), [key]
— n.
  1. the habitation of a hermit.
  2. any secluded place of residence or habitation; retreat; hideaway.
  3. (cap.) a palace in Leningrad built by Catherine II and now used as an art museum.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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