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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small common sandpiper that breeds in northern or arctic regions and winters in southern United States or Mediterranean regions.

Usage examples (26)
  • A shorebird called the dunlin is found by the thousands in the reserve.
  • Bird of the Day: tie between common grackle and dunlin.
  • Other shorebirds came and went in pairs or small groups: sanderlings, dunlin, black-bellied plovers.
  • Behind them are leggy gangs of godwits and low, twisting lines of dunlin, like mud splashes tossed into the air. for more
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