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Definition of life list in English:

noun

Ornithology
A list of all the kinds of birds observed by a person during his or her life: it became the first warbler on my life list
More example sentences
  • Travis has a stupendous 4,500 birds on his life list and is determined to bring the tally to 5,000 before he's through.
  • Maybe I'll even add a few non-Coulee Audubon birders to my life list in the process.
  • After your life list, year list, country list, state list, county list, and backyard list, you've got to admit enough is enough.

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