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A place where pheasants are reared or kept.
- ‘Two Austrian pheasantries have closed down after a concerted effort by animal rights activists on several fronts to have the practice of breeding birds for shoots permanently banned.’
- ‘33 one-year-old birds came from two pheasantries, the remaining 118 birds, aged between one and five years, were wildlife animals.’
- ‘We passed signs of yesterday's valley business, an empty sawmill, and today's, the high wire of a pheasantry.’
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