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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

- Solitary is the state of being alone or in solitude. The term may refer to: shortened form of solitary confinement Solitary animal, an animal that does...
- Solitary confinement is a form of imprisonment distinguished by living in single cells with little or no meaningful contact to other inmates, strict measures...
- South Solitary is a 2010 Australian romance film set on South Solitary Island and directed by Shirley Barrett. Meredith Appleton (Miranda Otto) arrives...
- In the human brainstem, the solitary nucleus (SN) (nucleus of the solitary tract, nucleus solitarius, nucleus tractus solitarii) is a series of purely...
- including mason bees, carpenter bees, leafcutter bees, and sweat bees — are solitary. Bees are found on every continent except for Antarctica, in every habitat...
- A solitary practitioner is an individual who chooses to practice their spiritual faith in the privacy of his or her home or other designated space, without...
- 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...
- Solitary Man may refer to: Solitary Man (Angel novel), a novel based on the U.S. television series Angel Solitary Man (film), a 2009 film with Michael...
- The solitary tract (Latin: tractus solitarius, or fasciculus solitarius) is a compact fiber bundle that extends longitudinally through the posterolateral...
- "The Solitary Reaper" is a lyric by English Romantic poet William Wordsworth, and one of his best-known works. The poem was inspired by him and his sister...
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