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Meaning of HERMITAGE

Pronunciation:  'hurmitij

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the abode of a hermit
 

HERMITAGE is a 9 letter word that starts with H.

 

 See Also: abode, domicile, dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, home

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Her"mit*age\ (?; 48), n. [OE. hermitage, ermitage, F.
hermitage, ermitage. See {Hermit}.]
1. The habitation of a hermit; a secluded residence.



   Some forlorn and naked hermitage, Remote from all the
   pleasures of the world.                     --Shak.

2. [F. Vin de l'Hermitage.] A celebrated French wine, both
   white and red, of the Department of Dr[^o]me.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adytum, ashram, cell, cloister, den, hideaway, hideout, hiding place, holy of holies, ivory tower, lair, mew, privacy, recess, retreat, sanctum, sanctum sanctorum, secret place
 

 

 

 

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