menagerie menagerie  /mə ˈnæ dʒə ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a collection of live animals for study or display
  2. (n) the facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition

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Usage(s):

  1. A few meters further, a long panel was covered with a menagerie of rhinos, lions and mammoths among red dots, hand stencils and handprints.
  2. But the menagerie that surrounds him is a gorgeous one.
  3. We Gotta Get Outta This Place while all sorts of animals have tried to break out of captivity, orangutans are the master escape artists of the menagerie.

News

  1. Man With Toy Gun, Bird Menagerie Arrested After Standoff

    An Arkansas man is in custody after a standoff in a Walmart parking lot that police said involved an attempted flute attack, a plastic handgun and a menagerie of birds being kept in his van. Officers in Springdale, Ark., on Wednesday responded to a 911...        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: ABC News

  2. Arkansas Man With Toy Gun and Bird Menagerie Tased, Arrested

    An Arkansas man is in custody after a standoff in a Walmart parking lot that police said involved an attempted flute attack, a plastic handgun and a menagerie of birds being kept in his van. Officers in Springdale, Ark., on Wednesday responded to a 911...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: ABC News via Yahoo! News

  3. Bird collector gets into shoot-out after threatening cops with toy gun

    An Arkansas man with a toy gun got into a real shootout Wednesday with police outside of a Wal-Mart — and cops later found his van held a veritable menagerie of various birds.The bizarre unfolding of events began shortly before 8:00 am, when police in Springdale, Ark., received a call reporting a suspicious vehicle.The caller stated that her uncle, identified as Rainbow Kilo Rasphoumy, 40 of ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

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Quotes

  1. Donna describes the background of the title Crayons and the aesthetic of the album as "a menagerie of colors and styles, with hints of different ethnic traditions and sounds. My dream is that when people hear the music it will remind them of their...
    on Feb 26, 2008 By: Donna Summer Source: PR Newswire (press release)

  2. Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and UNEP Executive Director, said: "The world is currently going through a sixth wave of extinctions, so it not just gorillas that are skating on thin ice - you could put a whole menagerie out there today on...
    on Jan 15, 2009 By: Achim Steiner Source: Organisation de la Presse Africaine (Communiqué de presse)

  3. "Grass' novels strip their characters of grand words and emphasize the solidity of the flesh by bringing human forms close to the animal world. We all have a place in his menagerie," Horace Engdahl said in his presentation speech at the Nobel...
    on Oct 10, 2007 By: Horace Engdahl Source: DigitalJournal.com

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