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ˈɛər i, ˈɪər iaerie

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aerie, aery, eyrie, eyrynoun

    the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)

  2. aerie, aery, eyrie, eyrynoun

    any habitation at a high altitude


  1. aerienoun

    A Local chapter of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aerienoun

    the nest of a bird of prey, as of an eagle or hawk; also a brood of such birds; eyrie. Shak. Also fig.: A human residence or resting place perched like an eagle's nest

  2. Etymology: [OE. aire, eire, air, nest, also origin, descent, OF. aire, LL. area, aera, nest of a bird of prey, perh. fr. L. area an open space (for birds of prey like to build their nests on flat and open spaces on the top of high rocks). Cf. Area.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aerie

    ā′ri, or ē′ri, n. the nest of any bird of prey, esp. an eagle: a house perched on some high or steep place: (Shak.) the brood in the nest, or a stock of children.—Also Aery, Eyrie, Eyry. [O. Fr. aire; Low L. aeria, aerea—L. area, a spot of level ground. The form Eyry seems to have been originally due to a confusion with M. E. ey, an egg.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aerie in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aerie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of aerie in a Sentence

  1. Janine Stichter:

    Aerie hit it right at a time when people were tiring of what Victoria's Secret and PINK were portraying as overtly sexy and really unattainable beauty standards.

  2. Neil Saunders:

    The board [ of Victoria's Secret ] will need to be careful in charting a new course that resonates with consumers and addresses new competitive challenges such as the rise of rival brands like Aerie.

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