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noun solitaire pronunciation in British English /ˌsɒlɪˈteə(r)/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a game for one person in which you move pieces around on a board. The aim is to have only one piece left at the end of the game.
    1. a.
      mainly American the card game of patience
  2. 2
    [countable] a single jewel such as a diamond in a ring or other piece of jewellery

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