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flyway

[flahy-wey] /ˈflaɪˌweɪ/
noun
1.
a route between breeding and wintering areas taken by concentrations of migrating birds.
Origin of flyway
1890-1895
1890-95; fly1 + way1
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  • Let us fly way up in the air so that we may look down over all the country!

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British Dictionary definitions for fly way

fly way

noun
1.
the usual route used by birds when migrating
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flyway

n.

1891, originally of bird migration paths, from fly (v.1) + way (n.).

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