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Definition of Ranger

Ranger

  1. One who ranges; a rover; sometimes, one who ranges for plunder; a roving robber.
  2. That which separates or arranges; specifically, a sieve.
  3. A dog that beats the ground in search of game.
  4. One of a body of mounted troops, formerly armed with short muskets, who range over the country, and often fight on foot.
  5. The keeper of a public park or forest; formerly, a sworn officer of a forest, appointed by the king's letters patent, whose business was to walk through the forest, recover beasts that had strayed beyond its limits, watch the deer, present trespasses to the next court held for the forest, etc.

Ranger Quotations

My definition of an intellectual is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture without thinking of the Lone Ranger.
Billy Connolly

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man. At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did, which was work in an office.
Harrison Ford

While I filmed the 'Walker, Texas Ranger' series for eight and a half years, I had never had much time to read, except for screenplays of the episodes.
Chuck Norris

I started radio in 1950 on the Lone Ranger radio program, a dramatic show that emanated from Detroit when I was 18 years old and just beginning college. I did that for a couple of years.
Casey Kasem

An intellectual snob is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture and not think of The Lone Ranger.
Dan Rather
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Ranger Translations

ranger in Italian is guardia forestale, guardiaboschi
ranger in Spanish is guardabosques
ranger in Swedish is ridande polis, skogvaktare