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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 au·gu·ry /ˈɔgjəri, gə-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Au·gu·ry n.; pl. Auguries
 1. The art or practice of foretelling events by observing the actions of birds, etc.; divination.
 2. An omen; prediction; prognostication; indication of the future; presage.
    From their flight strange auguries she drew.   --Drayton.
    He resigned himself . . . with a docility that gave little augury of his future greatness.   --Prescott.
 3. A rite, ceremony, or observation of an augur.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an event that is experienced as indicating important things
          to come; "he hoped it was an augury"; "it was a sign from
          God" [syn: sign, foretoken, preindication]