Translation of rookery in Spanish:

rookery

Pronunciation: /ˈrʊkəri/

n (plural -ries)

  • 1.1 (colony of rooks) colonia (feminine) de grajos
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    • If a bird misbehaved itself such as claim or take over another bird's nest in the rookery the general body intervened and that bird was sentenced to isolation and had to go and live on a tree apart from the rest.
    • However, the people actually had rooks and a rookery.
    • The reason for the desertion wasn't difficult to find: a pair of Buzzards had decided that the old rookery was an ideal place for them to nest!
    1.2 (breeding place) lugar (m) de cría, colonia (f)
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    • This bounty still lures millions of sea birds from rookeries across the Pacific Ocean.
    • Warning bells went off for locals in the 1970s after a deluge of visitors discovered the elephant seal rookery.
    • We also expect to see abundant turtles, as the Lacepedes are Western Australia's largest green turtle rookery.

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In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.