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ranger1

Syllabification: rang·er
Pronunciation: /ˈrānjər
 
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noun

1A keeper of a park, forest, or area of countryside.
Example sentences
  • That was not a secret in the city, and the police and park rangers turned a blind eye.
  • Most students were restless while the park ranger explained about the animals in the area.
  • During the trip, one of the kids is bitten by a snake and their guide, the park ranger, heads back to base for a serum.
2A member of a body of armed men, in particular.
Example sentences
  • Hundreds of police and paramilitary rangers were deployed at key installations.
  • Twenty feet away, three rangers wearing military fatigues and toting rifles sat outside a metal yurt.
  • Local government bodies are hiring rangers to enforce by-laws designed to preserve public order.
2.1A mounted soldier.
2.2US A commando or highly trained infantryman.
Example sentences
  • That will be the dangerous business of Army rangers, Marine expeditionary units, and other special forces.
  • Army ranger Lt. Colonel Mucci stars as a young officer handpicked by MacArthur to lead the raid.
  • From Chicago, we are joined now by retired Brigadier General David Grange, who during his 30-year military career, served as a ranger and a green beret.
3A person or thing that wanders or ranges over a particular area or domain: rangers of the mountains
More example sentences
  • The whole of them were clad like outlaws or rangers of the lands, except for the commanders of each company, and three who rode in the very front.

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Ranger2

Syllabification: Rang·er
Pronunciation: /ˈrānjər
 
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A series of nine American moon probes launched between 1961 and 1965, the last three of which took many photographs before crashing into the moon.

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