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hermitage

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  1. 1 a place where a person goes to hide or to avoid others the artist's desert hermitage was a small adobe house at the end of a long dusty road Synonyms concealment, covert, den, hideout, hideaway, hidey-hole (or hidy-hole), lair, nestRelated Words blind, cover, nook, recess; hangout, harbor, harborage, haunt, haven, redoubt, refuge, retreat, shelter

  2. 2 a residence for men under religious vows monks in that hermitage take a vow of silence Synonyms abbey, cloister, friary, monastery, prioryRelated Words house; convent, nunnery; lamasery

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