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noun as in breeding ground

noun as in tenement

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In my book I call them “Ghost Rookeries”—there are so many empty rookeries.

The polished wood-paneled Rookery Hotel calls itself “Soho in the East” and frankly, that undersells it.

He had watched such streaming companies start forth from the old rookery, ever since his boyhood.

Those that have to stay on the rookery lie flat on their back and fan themselves.

The whole gathering is called a 'rookery,' though there are no rooks or other birds around.

The bachelors, which are young male seals five years old and under, leave the rookery alone.

There isn't a sea-catch on the rookery that hasn't had from ten to twenty fights already this year.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rookery, such as: hatchery, birthplace, birth site, and breeding place.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.