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ranger

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noun rang·er \ˈrān-jər\

Simple Definition of ranger

  • : a person in charge of managing and protecting part of a public forest

  • : a person in charge of managing and protecting part of a national park

  • : a soldier in the U.S. Army who has special training especially in fighting at close range

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ranger

  1. 1 a :  the keeper of a British royal park or forest b :  forest ranger

  2. 2 :  one that ranges

  3. 3 a :  one of a body of organized armed men who range over a region especially to enforce the law b :  a soldier specially trained in close-range fighting and in raiding tactics

Examples of ranger in a sentence

  1. She's now a ranger at a national forest in Montana.

  2. We were fortunate enough to get a tour from a ranger when we visited Yellowstone National Park.



14th Century

First Known Use of ranger

14th century

Rhymes with ranger



RANGER Defined for Kids

ranger

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noun rang·er \ˈrān-jər\

Definition of ranger for Students

  1. 1 :  forest ranger

  2. 2 :  a soldier specially trained in close-range fighting





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