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Definition of "seagull" [seagull]

  • A gull, especially one found near coastal areas. (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 "seagull" in a sentence
  • "All sailors object to passengers shooting at Mother Carey's chickens, as they call the seagull, but the average passenger has no such superstition."
  • "Sunday, July 26, 2009 the hills visit oregon - day two, part one my sister, her husband and their two boys, bryce (5) and charlie (3), visited oregon for the first time this week. we drove out to rockaway beach for the first two nights and stayed in a cute little beach house called the seagull's nest. early sunday morning, we took leila out for a chilly and foggy romp on the beach."
  • "To begin with, he said heavily, youve got to understand that a seagull is an unlimited idea of freedom, an image of the Great Gull, and your whole body, from wingtip to wingtip, is nothing more than your thought itself."