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  • 'Tis a heron; or it is a hydrolytic city… Lordy, has it iron ore, has it?
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Definition of the noun heron

What does heron mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: herons

  1. grey or white wading bird with long neck and long legs and (usually) long bill

Alternative definition of the noun heron


  1. A long-legged, long-necked wading bird of the family Ardeidae.


  1. Heron a.k.a. Héron is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Liège and the Huy-Ware district.
    • also known as Heron, Belgium; Héron, Belgium
    • part of Belgium
  2. Heron is a census-designated place in Sanders County, Montana. The population was 149 at the 2000 census.
  3. HERON is an Aviation waypoint, Geocode.
  4. HERON is an Aviation waypoint.

There are other places with in their name, like Blue Heron, Heron Lake, Heron Island, Martins Heron, Heron Lake Township, West Heron Lake Township.


Who is Heron?

Heron a.k.a. Elena Stasova: Elena Dmitrievna Stasova was a Russian communist revolutionary who became a political functionary working for the Communist International. She was a Comintern representative to Germany in 1921. From 1927 to 1938 she was the president of International Red Aid. From 1938 to 1946 she worked on the editorial staff of the magazine International Literature.


Heron is a musical group.

  • members:
  • albums: "The Best of Heron", "Twice as Nice & Half the Price", "Bye and Bye / Through Time", "Simple as One Two Three", "Upon Reflection - The Dawn Anthology", "Heron"


Heron a.k.a. Air One S.p.A., which operated as Air One "Smart Carrier", was Alitalia's low cost carrier subsidiary whose operating bases were located in Catania-Fontanarossa Airport, Palermo Falcone–Borsellino Airport, Pisa Airport, Venice Marco Polo Airport and Verona Villafranca Airport while Tirana was a focus city.


  1. Heron is a fictional character from the 2007 film 30 Days of Night.
  2. Heron is a fictional character from the book The Conference of the Birds.
  3. Heron is a fictional character from the 2012 film The Cohasset Snuff Film.

There are other characters with in their name, like Cady Heron.


  1. "Heron" is a musical album of Heron.
    • released in (46 years ago)
  2. "Heron" is a musical album of Lvmen.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  3. "Heron" is an album by Sonny Black.


  1. The Heron Dinghy is a dinghy designed by Jack Holt of the United Kingdom as the Yachting World Cartopper. The Heron dinghy was designed to be built by a home handyman out of marine ply over a timber frame, but can now also be constructed from marine ply using a stitch and glue technique or from Fibreglass. Modern dinghies will usually have built in buoyancy tanks, older craft will have bags or retrofitted tanks.
  2. Heron is a school, educational institution.
  3. The Heron was a Formula Junior racing car designed by Les Redmond and Syd Diggory. It was fitted with a Ford 105E engine.
  4. Heron is a small lunar impact crater that lies on the far side of the Moon, less than 20 kilometers from the equator. It lies between the slightly larger crater Ctesibius just to the west and Soddy a little farther to the east. Almost directly to the north is the prominent crater King.
    • also known as هرون
  5. Heron is a website.
  6. Heron is a programming language.

Phrases with Heron

Phrases starting with the word Heron:

  1. heron's bill
  2. Heron's Formula

Phrases ending with the word Heron:

  1. Gray Heron
  2. Grey Heron
  3. Grey-Heron
  4. Lava Heron
  5. Pied Heron
  6. Agami Heron
  7. Black Heron
  8. Cocoi Heron
  9. Green Heron
  10. night heron
  11. snowy heron
  12. Capped Heron
  13. Purple Heron
  14. Zigzag Heron
  15. Goliath Heron
  16. Squacco Heron
  17. Striated Heron
  18. Halovelia Heron

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Heron

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Google previewThe Ohio Nisi Prius Reports (1910)

New Series. V. 1- Being Reports of Cases Decided by the Superior, Common Pleas, Insolvency and Probate Courts of the State of Ohio by Vinton Randall Shepard

The heron is a water fowl; and if it is a water fowl, and it is one of the birds mentioned in the ...

Google previewReports of Cases Argued and Determined in Ohio Courts of Record Except Supreme and Circuit (1911)

by William John Tossell, Ohio. Superior Courts

The heron is a water fowl ; and if it is a water fowl, and it is one of the birds mentioned in the ...

Google previewFarmland Industries, Inc., Phosphate Mine NPDES Permit (1981)

Environmental Impact Statement

Little Blue Heron (S-S, NG— Z. The little blue heron is an inhabitant of both coastal and inland wetlands. It prefers to forage in shallow...

Google previewBirds of Northeast Texas (2002)

by Matt White

Green Heron Butorides virescens The Green Heron is an uncommon summer resident around wooded ponds, creeks, and lakeshores from late March through October. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax The Black-crowned ...

Google previewBirds of Australia (2014)

A Photographic Guide by Iain Campbell, Sam Woods, Nick Leseberg

Great-billed Heron is an uncommon bird of coastal tropical Australia from near Broome (nw. WA) to tropical QLD.

Pied Heron is a distinctly gregarious species relative to other herons, and is rarely found alone. It is a northern species ...

Google previewSporting Magazine (1808)

The Heron is a fishing bird, and the most ancient for sport of any bird upon record . Naturalists have...

The Large Grey Heron is that which is most comi- w - - monly met with, and best known among the hunters of this bird.— On the summit of the ...

Google previewA Field Guide to Birds of the Desert Southwest (1997)

by Barbara L. Davis

Habitat and Diet The Great Blue Heron is the water bird most often seen all over the Southwest. When possible, it...

Google previewConstable's miscellany of original and selected publications (1826)

by Constable and co, ltd

The great heron is a constant inhabitant of the Atlantic coast, from New York to Florida; in deep snows and severe weather seeking the open springs of the cedar and cypress swamps, and the muddy inlets occasionally covered by the tides.

Google previewZondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2011)

by J. D. Douglas, Merrill C. Tenney

the heron is a long-necked, long-legged wading bird of the Ardeidae family, breeding in colonies with others in suitably high trees. Found throughout the world, herons are most concentrated in tropical regions, usually in marshy terrain.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

Ardea cyanocephala, the blue-headed heron : crown crested, and with the back blue ; wings black, edged with white. Bill black belly yellow-green; tail green ; legs yellow. Inhabits Chili. 45. Ardea candidissima, the snowy heron: snow-white ...

Google previewA literary and biographical history or bibliographical dictionary of the English Catholics from 1534

by Joseph Gillow

During the restoration of the castle a secret staircase was discovered, built in the thickness of the walls, connecting the monarch's room with that below, which was occupied by Lady Heron, from whom, probably, the Earl of Surrey gained that ...

Google previewAnimals: A Visual Encyclopedia (Second Edition) (2009)

by DK Publishing

Location Africa,Asia, Australia, South America Also known as the green-backed heron, this small, secretive fish-eater spends most of its time hidden in dense cover. It sometimes looks for ...

Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

ardea heron. In Roman mythology the town of Ardea, capital of the Rutuli, was razed to the ground, and from the ashes rose a lean, pale bird, shaking the cinders from its wings and uttering mournful cries. Ardeiralla (syn. Ardeirallus) ...

Google previewAn analytical dictionary of the English language (1830)

by David Booth

HERON. BITTERN. the gardeners. The Cranesbills were formerly much used in medicine, particularly as vulneraries, but are now neglected. The Vaccinium, a genus of shrubs, contains four species that are natives of this country. Of these the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

* HERON. »./. [ heron ...

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Scrabble value of H4E1R1O1N1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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