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  1. a small bush bird, Mohoua ochrocephala, of South Island, New Zealand, having a yellow head and breastAlso called: mohua
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Examples from the Web for yellowhead

Historical Examples of yellowhead

  • Plenty of them on old Yellowhead Mountain, right here above us.

    The Young Alaskans in the Rockies

    Emerson Hough

  • Yellowhead Pass, of historic associations, is the western entrance.

    Your National Parks

    Enos A. Mills

  • It had averaged eight miles an hour on its climb toward Yellowhead Pass and the end of steel.

    The Hunted Woman

    James Oliver Curwood

  • Yes,” added Jesse, “and see where old Yellowhead himself made his camp a hundred years ago.

  • It seems to strike in for the mountains somewhere north of Yellowhead Pass.