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While many Chicagoans might think pigeon racing is rushing to their bedroom windows at 4:30 a.m. to chase away the birds and their infernal cooing, aldermen have introduced a proposal to bring back the sport of racing homing pigeons.
Things had moved on from the days of homing pigeons (for which, of course, there had been specially developed chronographs).
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: a pigeon that is trained to return home from a great distance
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