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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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eyrieey‧rie (also eyry British English) /ˈɪəri, ˈeəri, ˈaɪəri $ ˈɪri, ˈeri, ˈaɪri/ noun [countable]  1 HBPthe nest of a large bird, especially an eagle, that is usually built high up in rocks or trees2 literaryTBB a room or building that is very high up
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eyrieBut above all they seem to like an eyrie just beneath the eaves of the barn roof.His most interesting observations describe the unusual rearing of two chicks in one eyrie.That's far below our eyrie - I go down there to scavenge.His office was just along the corridor from where Wanless now sits in his ornately furnished chief executive's eyrie.By the time they reach this eyrie, most are out of breath.
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