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

 lone /ˈlon/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lone, a.
 1. Being without a companion; being by one's self; also, sad from lack of companionship; lonely; as, a lone traveler or watcher.
 When I have on those pathless wilds a appeared,
 And the lone wanderer with my presence cheered.   --Shenstone.
 2. Single; unmarried, or in widowhood. [Archaic]
    Queen Elizabeth being a lone woman.   --Collection of Records (1642).
    A hundred mark is a long one for a poor lone woman to bear.   --Shak.
 3. Being apart from other things of the kind; being by itself; also, apart from human dwellings and resort; as, a lone house. A lone isle.”
    By a lone well a lonelier column rears.   --Byron.
 4. Unfrequented by human beings; solitary.
 Thus vanish scepters, coronets, and balls,
 And leave you on lone woods, or empty walls.   --Pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lone n. A lane. See Loanin. [Prov. Eng.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: lacking companions or companionship; "he was alone when we
             met him"; "she is alone much of the time"; "the lone
             skier on the mountain"; "a lonely fisherman stood on a
             tuft of gravel"; "a lonely soul"; "a solitary
             traveler" [syn: alone(p), lone(a), lonely(a), solitary]
      2: characterized by or preferring solitude in mode of life;
         "the eremitic element in the life of a religious colony";
         "a lone wolf"; "a man of a solitary disposition" [syn: eremitic,
          eremitical, lone(a), solitary]
      3: being the only one; single and isolated from others; "the
         lone doctor in the entire county"; "a lonesome pine"; "an
         only child"; "the sole heir"; "the sole example"; "a
         solitary instance of cowardice"; "a solitary speck in the
         sky" [syn: lone(a), lonesome(a), only(a), sole(a),