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seclusion

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You never enjoy the world aright, till the sea itself floweth in your veins, till you are clothed with the heavens and crowned with the stars.
Thomas Traherne
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Etymology

From Mediaeval Latin < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] seclusio, from secludere.

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seclusion

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  1. The act of secluding, or the state of being secluded; a shutting out or keeping apart, or the state of being shut out, as from company, society, the world, etc.; retirement; privacy; solitude: as, to live in seclusion.
  2. A secluded place.

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  • "seclusion" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

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