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Meaning of HERMITAGE

Pronunciation:  'hurmitij

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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