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lone  (ln)
a. Without accompaniment; solitary: a lone skier on the mountain.
b. Without companionship; isolated or lonely.
2. Being the only one; sole: the lone doctor in the county.
3. Situated by itself: a lone tree on the prairie; a lone blue tile in a white floor.

[Middle English, short for alone; see alone.]

lone  /lon/  adj. only, (syns.) solitary, sole: He was the lone person to discover the secret. lone

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