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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fringilline bird, Melospisa palusiris, abundant in eastern North America., related to and much resembling the song-sparrow, inhabiting the. shrubbery of swamps, marshes, and brakes (whence the name).

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