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Definition of "bird of passage" []

  • A migratory bird. (noun)
  • A person who moves from place to place frequently. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bird of passage" in a sentence
  • "(Heb. chasidah), a large bird of passage of the heron family."
  • "The pewit, or black cap flycatcher, of Catesby, is the first bird of passage which appears in the spring in Pennsylvania, which is generally about the first, or"
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