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sora Syllabification: so·ra
Pronunciation: /ˈsôrə/
(also sora crake or rail)

Definition of sora in English:


A common small brown and gray American rail, frequenting marshes.
  • Porzana carolina, family Rallidae
Example sentences
  • I practiced some birding by ear, hearing but not seeing a sora rail and eastern wood pewee, plus the bird that says ‘cow cat!’
  • It reminded me of a story Bud Tordoff told me about a male peregrine falcon who was good at skimming right on top of the water and would bring back sora and pied-billed grebes.


Early 18th century: probably from an American Indian language.

Words that rhyme with sora

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