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Definition of solitary noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    solitary

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈsɑləˌtɛri//
     
    (pl. solitaries)
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] (informal) = solitary confinement
  2. 2[countable] (formal) a person who chooses to live alone
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: solitary