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Definition of Solitary
solitarySolitaire Sol`i*taire", n. [F. See Solitary.]
1. A person who lives in solitude; a recluse; a hermit.
2. A single diamond in a setting; also, sometimes, a precious
stone of any kind set alone.
Diamond solitaires blazing on his breast and wrists.
--Mrs. R. H.
3. A game which one person can play alone; -- applied to many
games of cards, etc.; also, to a game played on a board
with pegs or balls, in which the object is, beginning with
all the places filled except one, to remove all but one of
the pieces by ``jumping,' as in draughts.
(a) A large extinct bird (Pezophaps solitaria) which
formerly inhabited the islands of Mauritius and
Rodrigeuz. It was larger and taller than the wild
turkey. Its wings were too small for flight. Called
(b) Any species of American thrushlike birds of the genus
Myadestes. They are noted their sweet songs and
retiring habits. Called also fly-catching thrush. A
West Indian species (Myadestes sibilans) is called
the invisible bird.
Solitary Sol"i*ta*ry, n.
One who lives alone, or in solitude; an anchoret; a hermit; a
Meaning of Solitary from wikipedia
- Look up solitariness
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Solitary
is the state
of being alone
or in solitude. The term may refer
- Solitary confinement
is a form of imprisonment
the inmate lives
in a single
cell with little
or no meaningful contact
people. A prison...
- including mason
bees, and sweat
bees – are solitary
. Bees are found
on every continent except
for Antarctica, in every
- The solitary tract
(tractus solitarius, or fasciculus
solitarius), is a compact fiber bundle
that extends longitudinally through
Man may refer
Man (novel), a novel based
on the U.S. television series Angel Solitary
Man (film), a 2009 film with Michael
- "The Solitary
Reaper" is a lyric
poem by English Romantic
Wordsworth, and one of his best-known works. The poem was inspired
by him and his...
- care of young, and—in the most refined
cases—a biological caste
system. Solitary animals
such as the jaguar
do not ****ociate except
- In the human
brainstem, the solitary
nucleus, also called nucleus
of the solitary
solitarius, and nucleus tractus
solitarii, (SN or NTS)...
- In mathematics
and physics, a solitary
wave can refer
to The solitary
wave (water waves) or wave of translation, as observed
by John Scott Russell
- The solitary eagle
or montane solitary eagle
(Buteogallus solitarius) is a large Neotropical
eagle. It is also known
as the black solitary
eagle. The solitary...
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