French translation of 'turtle dove'
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Example Sentences Including 'turtle dove'
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Misty sunshine, whirring turtle doves.The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
I should have thought that in England turtle doves were a basic human right, but if so we have been deprived of it.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It's likely that many turtle doves died before they took a first flight.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Turtle doves are also shot in enormous numbers on migration through the Mediterranean.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Turtle doves are purring in the farmland hedges where they will build their flimsy nests.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
We didn't see any turtle doves.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
When the turtle doves return from their migration, there should be ample food for them to get into condition for breeding.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
About 51 per cent of voters backed the hunters' right to ambush thousands of turtle doves and quail before they can reach their breeding grounds.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Turtle doves are emblems of devoted love, and the haunting song of the solitary bird has long been regarded as a song of mourning.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Yes, those same turtle doves whose numbers have plummeted so disastrously in this country in recent years.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Translation of turtle dove from the Collins English to French
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