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heronry

[ her-uhn-ree ]
/ ˈhɛr ən ri /
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noun, plural her·on·ries.
a place where a colony of herons breeds.
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Origin of heronry

First recorded in 1610–20; heron + -ry
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British Dictionary definitions for heronry

heronry
/ (ˈhɛrənrɪ) /

noun plural -ries
a colony of breeding herons
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