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flyway

[flahy-wey]
noun
  1. a route between breeding and wintering areas taken by concentrations of migrating birds.
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Origin of flyway

First recorded in 1890–95; fly1 + way1
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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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Word Origin and History for fly way

flyway

n.

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

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