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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A breeding ground for gregarious birds (such as crows).

Usage examples (37)
  • This was quite a large rookery of penguins which allowed very close approach.
  • Few things are so unmusical as the voices of rooks, yet a home with a rookery is a very peaceful place.
  • It was called a rookery, one of many in London, but this was as foul a rookery as any the city could boast.
  • The multitude of birds and their prodigious fecundity inspired the thought that the "rookery" for the whole breadth of the for more
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