Definition of gannetry in English:

gannetry

Line breaks: gan|net¦ry
Pronunciation: /ˈganɪtri
 
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noun (plural gannetries)

A breeding colony of gannets, usually on an isolated rock.
More example sentences
  • Naturalists with sturdy sea legs can take a trip out to the gannetry at Bass Rock or stay on land and observe it from North Berwick's Sea Life Centre.
  • The Science article includes a picture of the gannetry on Bird Island, the largest in the world, by a Port Elizabeth photo-journalist and author.
  • Today it's the world's largest single rock gannetry with 40,000 pairs returning to breed each year.

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