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also ern  (ûrn)
A sea eagle, especially Haliaeetus albicilla of Europe.

[Middle English ern, eagle, from Old English earn; see or- in Indo-European roots.]
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Noun1.ern - bulky greyish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tailern - bulky greyish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail; of Europe and Greenland
sea eagle - any of various large eagles that usually feed on fish
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References in classic literature ?
somewhere, is the entrance to the cav- ern," said the aged man.
"But we won't LET you walk -- it wouldn't be South- ern hospitality to do it.
He was a stranger to nearly every member of that body; but, having recently made his escape from the south- ern prison-house of bondage, and feeling his curiosity excited to ascertain the principles and measures of the abolitionists,--of whom he had heard a somewhat vague description while he was a slave,--he was in- duced to give his attendance, on the occasion al- luded to, though at that time a resident in New Bedford.
Every one knew that the Bell people had whipped the West- ern Union, and hastened to join in the grand Te Deum of applause.
Meantime in common with the rest of the shipping in that East ern port, I was left in no doubt as to Hermann's no tions of hygienic clothing.
He also unveiled recently the plans to expropriate some properties in the south- ern part of the mosque for the expansion of southern courtyard.
Given this specificity, ERN cannot be expected to provide viewpoints of various religious traditions on nature as they are understood by the practitioners of those religions, but merely the perspective of the Western Academy on those views.
Also, members of law enforcement, the business community, and the general public can use the ERN to contact the FIG and provide information of potential interest.
The Southern Hemisphere's first caviar business was launched in 1999, when ERN founder Javier Alcalde came across a Russian study suggesting that Australia and Uruguay could cultivate sturgeon.
ERN amplitudes on the emotion-flanker task showed a highly significant negative correlation with PCL-R scores.
Finally, About ERN will give you a behind the scenes look at the company bringing you this professional resource.