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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


  • Snow Geese return to Addison County
    It is another sure sign that winter is on the way. The Snow Geese have returned to Addison County. The annual show takes place at the Dead Creek refuge, but fewer geese have been returning and numbers are down. Read more on this news related to 'Geese'
  • Ducks and geese late coming to Texas
    Ducks and geese are doing really well - record numbers for some of them - and, overall, habitat conditions in most of Texas are pretty good, and better in some places than they've been in a few years. While some wetlands on Texas' coastal prairie and marshes, traditional wintering grounds for the millions of ducks and geese traveling the Central Flyway, ar Read more on this news related to 'Geese'
  • Geese in the firing line
    Dubbed the two-legged polluters of Christchurch's estuary, Canada geese are now the target of plans to clean up Lake Forsyth/Wairewa. Read more on this news related to 'Geese'

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