Meaning of “anchorite” in the English Dictionary

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"anchorite" in British English

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anchoritenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈæŋ.kər.aɪt/ us /ˈæŋ.kɚ.aɪt/

someone who lives alone and away from other people for religious reasons


(Definition of “anchorite” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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