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aerie

aer·ie (aer·y [or] ey·rie)

aerie (aery [or] eyrie)

 
pronunciation:
eI ri
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a nest built high on a cliff or mountain, esp. by an eagle or other bird of prey.
The eagle returned to its aerie atop the cliff.
definition 2: a house or fortified structure located on a height.