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swan in Birds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishswanswan1 /swɒn $ swɑːn/ noun [countable]  HBBa large white bird with a long neck that lives on rivers and lakes
Examples from the Corpus
swanApparently the ballerina Pavlova came here to learn to dance like a swan for the ballet Swan Lake.Or a swan of a son?Down in the Mootwalk a woman laughed and from the water a swan gave its harsh, grating cry.Mute swan, stately and serene, are present all the year.We know that swans are strong and violent and can attack you.But for the time being conservationists everywhere are happy to know that the swans and the anglers are no longer rivers apart.The swans in the Krasinski Garden were out on the lake and children were throwing bread crumbs to them.