Meaning of “bird of passage” in the English Dictionary

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"bird of passage" in British English

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bird of passagenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌbɜːd əv ˈpæs.ɪdʒ/ us /ˌbɝːd əv ˈpæs.ɪdʒ/ plural birds of passage

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