Definition of Heronries

1. Noun. (plural of heronry) ¹



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Definition of Heronries

1. heronry [n] - See also: heronry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heronries

heroising
heroism
heroisms
heroization
heroizations
heroize
heroized
heroizes
heroizing
herolike
heron
heron's bill
heroner
heroners
heronlike
heronries (current term)
heronry
herons
heronsew
heronsews
heronshaw
heronshaws
heroon
heroons
heros
heroship
heroships
herostratic
herostratically
herp

Literary usage of Heronries

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1. The Architecture of Birds by James Rennie (1833)
"In order to enhance the merit of these French heronries, he undertakes to assert that they were unknown to the ancients, because they are not mentioned in ..."

2. The Bird by Jules Michelet (1869)
"THE heronries OF AMERICA WILSON, THE ORNITHOLOGIST. THE decay of the heron is less perceptible in America. He is not so frequently hunted. ..."

3. Literary News by L. Pylodet, Augusta Harriet (Garrigue) Leypoldt (1896)
"cruel, by land or sea, and the starving pups of St. Paul Island, like the dying young birds of Florida heronries, are entitled to our active sympathy. ..."

4. Ornamental, Aquatic, and Domestic Fowl, and Game Birds: Their Importation by James Joseph Nolan (1850)
"At present, in consequence of the discontinuance of hawking, little attention is paid to the protection of heronries, though none of the old statutes ..."

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