English version

golden eagle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birds
golden eagleˌgolden ˈeagle noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBBa large light brown bird that lives in northern parts of the world
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golden eagleI saw a golden eagle the size of a building ornament sitting in a field doing nothing.Her smart blue blazer sported a golden eagle surrounded by words he had never seen before.That sheep dip is singularly disagreeable to a golden eagle is one reason for its rarity.High above the immense trees which shadowed the river a magnificent golden eagle soared in slow circles.Black said Diana was the only golden eagle used in a bird show in Southern California.Such is the site of Callanish for the golden eagle and in its circle all may find strength and truth.The golden eagle, at one time persecuted to near extinction by game keepers, is now a strictly protected bird.
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