Her"mit*age (?; 48), n. [OE. hermitage, ermitage, F. hermitage, ermitage. See Hermit.]
The habitation of a hermit; a secluded residence.
<-- (Capitalized) The name given by Catherine II to a part of the Czars' Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, now an art museum with a very large collection of old master paintings -->
Some forlorn and naked hermitage,
Remote from all the pleasures of the world.
2. [F. Vin de l'Hermitage.]
A celebrated French wine, both white and red, of the Department of Drome.
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