Definition of rangeland
: land used or suitable for range
Recent Examples of rangeland from the Web
Officials said the government agents were enforcing federal court orders for Bundy to get his cattle off public rangeland after failing to pay more than $1.1 million in grazing fees.
Griggs once found a group of dirt bikers tearing up a remote area of his rangeland.
Gallmann’s land is located in Laikipia, a stunning area of temperate Rift Valley highlands that borders Kenya’s dry northern plains, which are the traditional rangelands of pastoralist tribesmen, including the Samburu and Pokot people.
For example, elephants and other wildlife are using underpasses built beneath highways connecting forests in central Kenya and northern rangelands.
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RANGELAND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rangeland for English Language Learners
: open land that farm animals (such as cows and sheep) use for grazing and roaming
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