warren

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war·ren

noun \ˈwr-ən, ˈwär-\

: a series of underground tunnels where rabbits live

: a building or place with many connected rooms, passages, etc., where you can get lost very easily

Full Definition of WARREN

1
chiefly British
a :  a place legally authorized for keeping small game (as hare or pheasant)
b :  the privilege of hunting game in such a warren
2
a (1) :  an area (as of uncultivated ground) where rabbits breed (2) :  a structure where rabbits are kept or bred
b :  the rabbits of a warren
3
a :  a crowded tenement or district
b :  a maze of passageways or small rooms

Examples of WARREN

  1. a warren of narrow hallways
  2. <got lost in the warren of interconnected side streets>

Origin of WARREN

Middle English wareine, from Anglo-French warenne, garenne
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Hunting and Fishing Terms

chum, covert, creel, flense, pitfall, seine, skulk, spoor, trawl

Rhymes with WARREN

War·ren

biographical name \ˈwr-ən, ˈwär-\

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J. Robin 1937– Austral. pathologist

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Robert Penn 1905–1989 Am. author & educ.; poet laureate (1986–87)

War·ren

geographical name \ˈwr-ən, ˈwär-\

Definition of WARREN

1
city SE Michigan N of Detroit pop 134,056
2
city NE Ohio NW of Youngstown pop 41,557

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