eyrie eyrie  /ˈɛ ri/

Definition(s):

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

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Usage(s):

  1. The outlook from Hitler's Berghof eyrie was not good.
  2. The other peace-seeking periodical has given the Manhattan eyrie of the New Republic the expectant aura of a hospital delivery roomeven though the birth is still months away.
  3. In the editorial eyrie of Newsweek, on Manhattan's 42nd Street, walls began coming down in mid-October.

News

  • Gregory Weinkauf: Mr. Olympia Phil Heath Rocks FitExpo San Jose

    This weekend, FitExpo attendees were in for some huge treats, with perhaps the hugest being superstar bodybuilder and current two-time Mr. Olympia Phil Heath. I spoke with Mr. Heath this week from his Colorado eyrie, and opened with some casual curiosity about the effects of altitude on his training.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

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