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Geese Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Geese Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

Goose (plural geese) is the general English name for a large number of long-necked birds, belonging to the family Anatidae.

This family also includes the swans, which are mostly larger than geese, and the ducks, which are smaller and have short necks.

Both as chicks and as adults, geese show collective animal behaviour. Geese migrate in groups in the spring and fall, flying together in a V-shape.

A male goose is called a "gander" and a baby goose is called a "gosling". A group of geese is called a "gaggle".

'Geese' example sentence in quotations

* Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them. Now we face the question whether a still higher 'standard of living' is worth its cost in things natural, wild and free. For us of the minority, the opportunity to see geese is more important that television. - Aldo Leopold

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Geese Sample Sentences in News

  • Duckingham Palace has new tenants in Tunbridge Wells
    There was delight at the return of Canada Geese to Brighton Lake in Tunbridge Wells - and the commons warden said it might be time to renew "Duckingham Palace". The lake beside Eridge Road is popular with people who like to spot its feathered inhabitants, which include Greylag geese, mallards and dainty moorhens. The Canada Geese with their distinctive Read more on this news related to 'Geese'
  • Outdoors: Watch out, snow geese
    Winter bow season ended across the state late last week, and turkey season does not begin for another two months, but the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Fish and Wildlife still has something in store for hunters statewide. Read more on this news related to 'Geese'
  • Plan to control geese detailed
    Step 1: Dunk eggs in corn oil to stop development of any embryos inside URBANA — Here's one Mother Goose story you won't find in the children's section of your public library. read more Read more on this news related to 'Geese'

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