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Definition of bird of passage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    bird of passage

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    noun
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    (pl. birds of passage) Birds
     
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  1. 1 a bird that travels regularly from one part of the world to another at different seasons of the year See related entries: Birds
  2. 2a person who passes through a place without staying there long
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bird of passage