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Definition of Solitary

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Solitaire Sol`i*taire", n. [F. See Solitary.] 1. A person who lives in solitude; a recluse; a hermit. --Pope. 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. Davis. 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. 4. (Zo["o]l.) (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 also solitary. (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
Solitary Sol"i*ta*ry, n. One who lives alone, or in solitude; an anchoret; a hermit; a recluse.

Meaning of Solitary from wikipedia

- Look up solitariness or solitary in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Solitary is the state of being alone or in solitude. The term may refer to: shortened...
- Solitary confinement is a form of imprisonment in which the inmate lives in a single cell with little or no meaningful contact with other people. A prison...
- including mason bees, carpenter bees, leafcutter bees, and sweat bees – are solitary. Bees are found on every continent except for Antarctica, in every habitat...
- The solitary tract (tractus solitarius, or fasciculus solitarius), is a compact fiber bundle that extends longitudinally through the posterolateral region...
- Solitary Man may refer to: Solitary Man (novel), a novel based on the U.S. television series Angel Solitary Man (film), a 2009 film with Michael Douglas...
- "The Solitary Reaper" is a lyric poem by English Romantic poet William 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 for courtship and mating...
- In the human brainstem, the solitary nucleus, also called nucleus of the solitary tract, nucleus 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 in...
- 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...