Definition of dawn chorus in English:

dawn chorus

Syllabification: dawn cho·rus


[in singular]
  • The singing of a large number of birds before dawn each day, particularly during the breeding season.
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    • Such findings support the idea that singing during the dawn chorus is important to defend the territory against rival males or to adjust social relationships among territorial neighbors.
    • The morning burst of birdsong is called the dawn chorus.
    • A poet who didn't wake for a dawn chorus like the ones you get here would be a sad fellow indeed.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody