Simple Definition of hermitage
: a place where a hermit lives
: a house or building that is far away from other houses, buildings, or people
Examples of hermitage
On weekends he escapes to his hermitage in the mountains.
<the artist's desert hermitage was a small adobe house at the end of a long dusty road>
First Known Use of hermitage
Definition of Hermitage
: a red or white Rhone valley wine
Origin of hermitage
Tain-l'Ermitage, commune in France
First Known Use: 1680
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