Meaning of “bald eagle” in the English Dictionary

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"bald eagle" in English

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bald eaglenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌbɔːld ˈiː.ɡəl/ us /ˌbɑːld ˈiː.ɡəl/

Examples from literature

  • Bald eagles sat by the river, as intent on their fishing as we were on ours. 
  • Both golden and bald eagles nest in tall trees in the wildest parts of the state. 
  • Fish-hawks were always in sight, and bald eagles were seldom absent altogether. 
  • The bald eagle nests in the niches in the precipice secure from any intrusion. 
  • The osprey was there, too, and I saw him abusing the bald eagle, who had probably just robbed him of a fish. 

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