noun, plural rook·er·ies.
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Example sentences from the Web for rookery
In my book I call them “Ghost Rookeries”—there are so many empty rookeries.The Greening of Antarctica - Issue 90: Something Green|Marissa Grunes|October 7, 2020|Nautilus
The polished wood-paneled Rookery Hotel calls itself “Soho in the East” and frankly, that undersells it.
He had watched such streaming companies start forth from the old rookery, ever since his boyhood.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
Those that have to stay on the rookery lie flat on their back and fan themselves.
The whole gathering is called a 'rookery,' though there are no rooks or other birds around.
The bachelors, which are young male seals five years old and under, leave the rookery alone.
There isn't a sea-catch on the rookery that hasn't had from ten to twenty fights already this year.
British Dictionary definitions for rookery
noun plural -eries
- a breeding ground or communal living area of certain other species of gregarious birds or mammals, esp penguins or seals
- a colony of any such creatures