aerie aerie  /ˈɛ ri/


  1. (n) the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)
  2. (n) any habitation at a high altitude



  1. For the ultimate comfort in dorm living, American Eagle introduces aerie, a new line of loungewear for girls, including robes, camisoles and chemises.
  2. The warlord himself kept a hilltop aerie outfitted with a television in every room, an elaborate stereo system and a swimming pool.
  3. Aside from its fastidiously groomed regulars, who flock daily to Bergdorf Goodman's seventh-floor aerie, much of that glamour is derived from its sumptuous interiors.


  • Mom, I don’t think I’m ready to leave the nest yet!

    This bald eagle’s nest, complete with a parent and two young, is located near Sand Point. The nest was built about four years ago after the old one got so heavy that it broke the branches it was resting on and crashed to the ground. The eagles return each spring to the same spot and continue to add a few more sticks every year. A nest or “aerie,” can grow to be as much as nine feet across and ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Pilot-Independent

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