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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birds
yellowhammeryel‧low‧ham‧mer /ˈjeləʊˌhæmə $ -loʊˌhæmər/ noun [countable]  HBBa small European bird with a yellow head
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yellowhammerA band of yellowhammer, bright as celandines, fly between field and hedge.To me at least the yellowhammer is a symbolic bird of farmed landscapes.Like the yellowhammer, the foot and mouth virus is an aspect of wild nature, ungovernable and powerfully indifferent.We even have a tiny yellowhammer which visits us each morning.
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