Definition of sequestered in English:

sequestered

adjective

  • (of a place) isolated and hidden away.

    ‘a wild sequestered spot’
    • ‘He had spent most of his life in a sequestered village in Little Russia, where he tilled the soil and even wore the national peasant costume.’
    • ‘It is probable that this remote and sequestered place was used in latter times for the celebration of Mass, when the Romish religion was not publicly tolerated.’
    • ‘I knew there was more at stake then the murder of Gorey's sister in a far away city; there had to be something, in or around the heights of Richmond, which drew their black attentions to this remote and sequestered hamlet.’
    • ‘But it will not take place ‘over there’ in some sequestered place away from where we all live and where something called ‘the economy’ operates.’
    • ‘Nothing could be more English than the sequestered village near Bath where she lives and works.’
    • ‘Marriage to Yoshiki Kuroda, a Tokyo urban planner, means the only daughter of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko must leave the sequestered environment of the Imperial family for a new life as a housewife.’
    • ‘There can be few novelists who live and work in such a sequestered spot- and perhaps this explains why the 64-year-old academic is so prolific an author.’
    • ‘What was supposed to be a sequestered monastic retreat became a hive of modern American productive activity.’
    • ‘The intense blue of the sky and the sweeping horizons accentuate the sequestered villages.’
    • ‘The day after her unit withdrew from Monrovia, Black Diamond's compound and the sequestered house presented a desolate sight.’
    • ‘She shares this sequestered spot with her cartoonist husband, Bob, and their two enormous, exuberant dogs.’
    secluded, cloistered, hidden away, concealed, tucked away, hard to find
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Pronunciation

sequestered

/səˈkwestərd//səˈkwɛstərd/