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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Emberizidae.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A genus of American song sparrows and swamp sparrows.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of the finch family, Fringillidæ, founded by Baird in 1858, containing a number of fully spotted and streaked species peculiar to North America; the song-sparrows.
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- n. American song sparrow and swamp sparrow
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