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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 an·cho·rite /ˈæŋkəˌraɪt/
 隱者,隱士

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 An·cho·rite n. Same as Anchoret.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 An·cho·ret An·cho·rite, n.  One who renounces the world and secludes himself, usually for religious reasons; a hermit; a recluse. [Written by some authors anachoret.]
    Our Savior himself . . . did not choose an anchorite's or a monastic life, but a social and affable way of conversing with mortals.   --Boyle.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 anchorite
      n : one retired from society for religious reasons [syn: hermit]