Anchorite - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈæŋkəraɪt|  American pronunciation of the word anchorite
Brit.  |ˈaŋkərʌɪt|  British pronunciation of the word anchorite

noun

- one retired from society for religious reasons (syn: hermit)

Examples

...many Christian saints were anchorites who removed themselves from the world to focus on their spirituality...

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