Definition of hermitage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈhɜːmɪtɪdʒ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɜːrmɪtɪdʒ//
Religious buildings
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a place where a hermit lives or lived See related entries: Religious buildings Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French, from hermite, from late Latin eremita, from Greek erēmitēs, from erēmos ‘solitary’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hermitage