Meaning of rookery

rook•er•y

Pronunciation: (rook'u-rē), [key]
— pl. -er•ies.
  1. a breeding place or colony of gregarious birds or animals, as penguins and seals.
  2. a colony of rooks.
  3. a place where rooks congregate to breed.
  4. a crowded tenement house.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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