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eyrie

noun [C] mainly UK (US usually aerie) uk   /ˈɪə.ri/  us   /ˈɪr.i/

eyrie noun [C] (NEST)

the nest of an eagle or other large bird that eats meat, usually built in a high place that cannot be easily reached

eyrie noun [C] (ROOM/APARTMENT)

a room or apartment that is high up in a building: I interviewed the chairman of the company in his seventh-floor eyrie.
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