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.