Tuesday, September 6, 2011

menagerie

menagerie [ muh’-NAJ-uh’-ree, -NAZH- ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. a collection of varied and exotic animals especially held for display
2. a place where exotic and unusual animals are held
3. a varied or diverse group
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The menagerie of lions and tigers being paraded around the circus ring thrilled the audience.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 There were well-stocked games rooms, extensive lawns (much used for games of football), an adventure playground, a menagerie (goats, rabbits, hens, guinea pigs), plus a superb amount of information on local walks and cycle routes.