aerie

English translation: a dwelling located high on a hill or mountain.

05:16 Dec 25, 2015
English language (monolingual) [PRO]
Marketing - Real Estate
English term or phrase: aerie
Reigning 28 floors above the city below, The Peninsula{ut1}s Philippe Starck-struck, glass-fronted aerie is the ideal setting in which to spend a spectacular evening, with drinks, dancing, and of course dinner, courtesy of chef Yoshiharu Kaji.
Ivan Niu
China
Local time: 11:02
Selected answer:a dwelling located high on a hill or mountain.
Explanation:
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/aerie

Houses like these:

https://www.google.co.jp/imgres?imgurl=https://s-media-cache...

https://www.google.co.jp/imgres?imgurl=http://blog.parkcity4...
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Yasutomo Kanazawa
Japan
Local time: 12:02
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5 +8a dwelling located high on a hill or mountain.
Yasutomo Kanazawa


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a dwelling located high on a hill or mountain.


Explanation:
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/aerie

Houses like these:

https://www.google.co.jp/imgres?imgurl=https://s-media-cache...

https://www.google.co.jp/imgres?imgurl=http://blog.parkcity4...

Yasutomo Kanazawa
Japan
Local time: 12:02
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Native speaker of: Native in JapaneseJapanese
PRO pts in category: 8
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agree  mike23
1 hr
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agree  acetran
4 hrs
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agree  Charles Davis
5 hrs
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agree  Yvonne Gallagher: Seems to be a building (restaurant) rather than a "dwelling". Yes, like an eagle's nest on a lofty perch
7 hrs
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agree  Tony M: Yes, as gallagy says, the normal meaning is an eagle's nest perched atop a mountain.
12 hrs
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agree  AllegroTrans: no doubt a bit more luxurious than a mere eagle's nest, but "perched high above the city" without doubt
14 hrs
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agree  Anna Herbst: Spelt "eyrie" in B.E. and Aus.E. - quite a few houses named "The Eyrie" on the mountain where I live just outside Melbourne.
19 hrs
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agree  Phong Le
2 days 19 hrs
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