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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A low continuous indistinct sound.

Usage examples (18)
  • A murmuration occurs when many thousands of starlings flock together in preparation to land and settle for the night.
  • A starling flock like this is called a murmuration, a word that perfectly describes the rustle of thousands of pairs of wings.
  • Thousands of birds, known as a murmuration, are currently roosting in the Obridge area of Taunton and County Gazette photographer Geoff Hall (pictured) took the...
  • 'murmuration' make fantastical shapes as the flock wheel and dive through the air. for more
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