1the dwelling of a hermit, especially when small and remote. 2
/ˌermiˈtäZH/) a major art museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, containing among its collections those begun by Catherine the Great.
[named with reference to the “retreat” in which the empress displayed her treasures to her friends]
/ˈhərmitij/) an estate, the home of Andrew Jackson, in central Tennessee, northeast of Nashville.