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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
is the state
of being alone
or in solitude. The term may refer
form of solitary confinement Solitary
animal, an animal
- Solitary confinement
is a form of imprisonment distinguished
in single cells
or no meaningful contact
- South Solitary
is a 2010 Australian romance
film set on South Solitary Island
Barrett. Meredith Appleton
(Miranda Otto) arrives...
- In the human
brainstem, the solitary nucleus
(SN) (nucleus of the solitary
solitarius, nucleus tractus
solitarii) is a series
- including mason
bees, and sweat
bees — are solitary
. Bees are found
on every continent except
for Antarctica, in every
- A solitary practitioner
is an individual
to practice their spiritual faith
in the privacy
of his or her home or other designated
- 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
Man may refer
Man (Angel novel), a novel based
on the U.S. television series Angel Solitary
Man (film), a 2009 film with Michael...
- The solitary tract
solitarius, or fasciculus
solitarius) is a compact fiber bundle
that extends longitudinally through
- "The Solitary
Reaper" is a lyric
by English Romantic
Wordsworth, and one of his best-known works. The poem was inspired
by him and his sister...
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