flyway

noun fly·way \ ˈflī-ˌwā \
Updated on: 6 Nov 2017

Definition of flyway

:an established air route of migratory birds

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First Known Use of flyway

1891


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flyway

noun fly·way \ ˈflī-ˌwā \

Definition of flyway for Students

:a route regularly followed by migratory birds

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