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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.
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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
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