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Word: menagerie

Definition: collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo


Sentences Containing 'menagerie'

Exceedingly red eyed and grim, as if he had been up all night at a party which had taken anything but a convivial turn, Jerry Cruncher worried his breakfast rather than ate it, growling over it like any four footed inmate of a menagerie.
In 1906, the Imperial Ministry for Agricultural, Industry and Commerce established an experimental farm, which held a small menagerie.
In a 1927 editorial for "Contimporanul", where he compared Lovinescu's review to "a menagerie", Vinea stated: ""Sbur─âtorul" contributors, only F. Aderca simulates controversy, shouting through his cage: 'I am independent...
In a reckless PR stunt, Senator Masterson and tabloid-TV journalist Hector Remirez, together with a menagerie of inept celebrity goons, mount a live televised "journey to the center of the Earth" aboard a fleet of dirigible vehicles, promising to rescue the "Statue of Liberty" from Metlar's abduction.
It was called "P.T. Barnum's Great Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan, and Hippodrome".
Other regional theatre credits include Lysander/Thisbe/Cobweb in the Alabama Shakespeare Festival production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream", presented in the Spring of 2006 by the SITI Company (where Harrison has studied extensively through Skidmore College and in Manhattan); Tom in the Guthrie Theater's production of "The Glass Menagerie"(2007); Andy Warhol in the Yale Repertory Theatre's production of Pop!
Slavin is also a vegan and animal rights activist, with a large menagerie of pets.
The "Salettl" (1799), a cottage with its little garden nearby close to the former menagerie served as attraction for the children of Maximilian IV Joseph.
The zoo's collection expanded in the 1930s with the personal donation of a private menagerie owned by Asa G. Candler, Jr. The 1950s and 1960s were decades of renovation and construction at the zoo, but by the early 1970s, many of its exhibits and facilities were outdated and showing signs of disrepair.
When she was a regular player, she was an accomplished Beastmistress with a populated menagerie of mythical beasts, like griffins and manticores.
Woodland Park Zoo opened as a private menagerie in 1889, but was sold to the city in 1899.
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