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2 definitions found
 for Aerie
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aerie \Ae"rie\ (?; 277), n. [OE. aire, eire, air, nest, also
     origin, descent, OF. aire, LL. area, aera, nest of a bird of
     prey, perh. fr. L. area an open space (for birds of prey like
     to build their nests on flat and open spaces on the top of
     high rocks). Cf. Area.]
     The nest of a bird of prey, as of an eagle or hawk; also a
     brood of such birds; eyrie. --Shak. Also fig.: A human
     residence or resting place perched like an eagle's nest.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  aerie
      n 1: the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)
           [syn: aerie, aery, eyrie, eyry]
      2: any habitation at a high altitude [syn: aerie, aery,
         eyrie, eyry]

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