Pronunciation: (hûr'mi-tij or, for 3, er"mi-täzh'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/hermitage.html on line 73 [key]
1. the habitation of a hermit.
2. any secluded place of residence or habitation; retreat; hideaway.
3. (cap.) a palace in Leningrad built by Catherine II and now used as an art museum.
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