home range


Definition of home range

: the area to which an animal usually confines its daily activities

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The custom homes range in size from 3,300 to 6,500 square feet in size. Catherine Reagor, azcentral, "New Scottsdale homes come with 'car bars' and golf simulators. Prices start at $2M," 14 Sep. 2019 To experience Meridiana, where new homes range from the low $200,000s to the $600,000s, head south on Texas 288 from Pearland, take the Meridiana Parkway exit and turn left onto the overpass into Meridiana. Houston Chronicle, "Meridiana now top-selling Texas 288 community of new homes," 17 Aug. 2019 Vente, the Tracy Hills village built by Shea Homes, features three single-level or two-story homes ranging in size up to 3,451 square feet and priced from the low $600,000 range. Cameron Sullivan, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: The smart appeal of master plans," 2 Aug. 2019 Renters pay a dollar per square foot for homes ranging from 226 to 400 square feet on 30-foot by 100-foot lots. Detroit Free Press, "New Detroit neighborhood full of tiny homes could change lives for residents," 30 Aug. 2019 The homes range in price from $1,188,888 to $1,299,000. Monica Lander, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Thrive in the lifestyle of your dreams — soar to Eagle Ridge," 8 July 2019 Until recently, the Asian longhorned tick’s home range was understood to be eastern China and Russia, Japan, Australia and New Zealand, and a few Pacific islands. Maryn Mckenna, WIRED, "The Terrifying Unknowns of an Exotic Invasive Tick," 28 June 2019 NexMetro's Plano location opened last year with 120 homes ranging in size from 650 to 1,300 square feet. Steve Brown, Dallas News, "Arizona developer opens Grand Prairie rental home community," 22 July 2019 The homes range in price from $1,188,888 to $1,299,000. Monica Lander, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Thrive in the lifestyle of your dreams — soar to Eagle Ridge," 8 July 2019

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First Known Use of home range

1902, in the meaning defined above

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