Meaning of “aerie” in the English Dictionary


"aerie" in English

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aerienoun [ C ]

mainly US UK usually eyrie uk /ˈɪə.ri/ us /ˈɪr.i/

Examples from literature

  • A pair of white-headed sea-eagles had established their aerie in a tree not more than twenty feet from the ground, and I could not resist the temptation of robbing them of their eggs. 
  • Slowly he climbed the steep and crooked trail to their aerie at the peak. 
  • The great panorama of the Gulf lay unfolded beneath their aerie. 

(Definition of “aerie” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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