'her·on·ry || 'herənrɪ n. place where herons breed

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  • Heronry — Her on*ry, n. A place where herons breed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heronry — [her′ən rē] n. pl. heronries a place where many herons gather to breed …   English World dictionary

  • Heronry — A Heronry is a breeding ground for herons, sometimes called a heron rookery.Notable HeronriesSome of the notable heronries are: * Cleeve Heronry (gbmapping|ST463662), in a woodland near the village of Cleeve in North Somerset. * Hilgay Heronry… …   Wikipedia

  • heronry — noun (plural ries) Date: 1616 a heron rookery …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • heronry — /her euhn ree/, n., pl. heronries. a place where a colony of herons breeds. [1610 20; HERON + RY] * * * …   Universalium

  • heronry — noun a breeding woodland for herons. Also known as a heron rookery …   Wiktionary

  • heronry — noun (plural heronries) a breeding colony of herons, typically in a group of trees …   English new terms dictionary

  • heronry — her·on·ry …   English syllables

  • heronry — her•on•ry [[t]ˈhɛr ən ri[/t]] n. pl. ries orn a place where a colony of herons breeds • Etymology: 1610–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • heronry — /ˈhɛrənri/ (say heruhnree) noun (plural heronries) a place where a colony of herons breeds …   Australian English dictionary

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