Definition of hermitage in English:

hermitage

Line breaks: her¦mit|age
Pronunciation: /ˈhəːmɪtɪdʒ
 
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noun

  • 2 (the Hermitage) 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]

Origin

Middle English: from Old French, from hermite (see hermit).

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