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rang·er

 (rān′jər)
n.
1. A wanderer; a rover.
2. A member of an armed troop employed in patrolling a specific region.
3. Ranger A member of a group of US soldiers specially trained for making raids either on foot, in ground vehicles, or by airlift.
4.
a. An officer employed to maintain and protect a publicly owned site or tract of land, such as a national forest or a state park.
b. Chiefly British The keeper of a royal forest or park.

ranger

(ˈreɪndʒə)
n
1. (Professions) (sometimes capital) an official in charge of a forest, park, estate, nature reserve, etc
2. (Professions) chiefly US a person employed to patrol a State or national park or forest. Brit equivalent: warden
3. (Professions) US one of a body of armed troops employed to police a State or district: a Texas Ranger.
4. (Military) (in the US and certain other armies) a commando specially trained in making raids
5. a person who wanders about large areas of country; a rover

Ranger

(ˈreɪndʒə) or

Ranger Guide

n
Brit a member of the senior branch of the Guides

Ranger

(ˈreɪndʒə)
n
(Astronautics) any of a series of nine American lunar probes launched between 1961 and 1965, three of which transmitted to earth photographs of the moon

rang•er

(ˈreɪn dʒər)

n.
2. one of a body of armed guards who patrol a region.
3. (often cap.) a U.S. soldier trained for making surprise raids and attacks in small groups.
4. a person who ranges or roves.
5. (esp. in Texas) a member of the state police.
6. Brit. a keeper of a royal forest or park.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ranger - a member of the Texas state highway patrolRanger - a member of the Texas state highway patrol; formerly a mounted lawman who maintained order on the frontier
law officer, lawman, peace officer - an officer of the law
2.ranger - an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forestranger - an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
coyote - a forest fire fighter who is sent to battle remote and severe forest fires (often for days at a time)
fire fighter, fire-eater, firefighter, fireman - a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
3.ranger - a member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raidsranger - a member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raids
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
military man, serviceman, man, military personnel - someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"

ranger

noun warden, guard, gamekeeper a park ranger
Translations
جُنْدي قُوّة خاصَّه، كوماندوحارِس الغابَه
lesníkzvláštní jednotky
kommandosoldatskovrider
erdõõrkommandóslovas csendõr
landvörîurséròjálfaîur hermaîur; landgönguliîi
zvláštna jednotka
bekçikomandoorman koruyucusu

ranger

[ˈreɪndʒəʳ] N
1. (= Girl Guide) → exploradora f
2. (= forest ranger) → guardabosques mf inv

ranger

[ˈreɪndʒər] n
(also forest ranger) → garde m/f forestier/ière
(also park ranger) → garde m/f forestier/ière

ranger

n
(of forest etc)Förster(in), Aufseher(in) m(f)
(US) (= mounted patrolman)Ranger m; (= commando)Überfallkommando nt
(Brit) ranger (scout)/(guide)Ranger m

ranger

[ˈreɪndʒəʳ] n (also forest ranger) → guardia forestale (Am) (mounted policeman) → poliziotto a cavallo

range

(reindʒ) noun
1. a selection or variety. a wide range of books for sale; He has a very wide range of interests.
2. the distance over which an object can be sent or thrown, sound can be heard etc. What is the range of this missile?; We are within range of / beyond the range of / out of range of their guns.
3. the amount between certain limits. I'm hoping for a salary within the range $30,000 to $34,000; the range of a person's voice between his highest and lowest notes.
4. a row or series. a mountain range.
5. in the United States, land, usually without fences, on which cattle etc can graze.
6. a place where a person can practise shooting etc; a rifle-range.
7. a large kitchen stove with a flat top.
verb
1. to put in a row or rows. The two armies were ranged on opposite sides of the valley.
2. to vary between certain limits. Weather conditions here range between bad and dreadful / from bad to dreadful.
3. to go, move, extend etc. His talk ranged over a number of topics.
ˈranger noun
1. a person who looks after a forest or park.
2. (American) a soldier who is a member of a specially trained force; a commando.
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Two major sets of caverns are open to the public for tours, but a third cavern requires technical skills, permits, a ranger guide, and equipment, as it is entered by a 300 foot drop.
As my eyes adjust to the view of infinity, officially classified as one of the best in the world, I recall the words of Matthew McFadzean, my ranger guide from earlier in the evening: "Looking up is transformative.
Speaking at the time, the 17-year-old Ranger Guide said: "I'm very excited, it will be a marvellous experience.
Emily also volunteered with the WRVS at Dunston Hill hospital and was a ranger guide in the early stages of girl guiding.
When the travelling mates aren't on a yacht with their Sloane ranger guide (Anthony Hopkins/Captain Bligh impression provided as standard), they're sampling more fine Italian cuisine while reflecting on middle age.
The grandmother-of-two was heavily involved in the Scout and Guide movement, with her late husband John, who both ran Solihull South Venture Scout Ranger Guide unit for 20 years.
30pm, as it started to go down, we went off on game drives in a Land Rover with our rifle- carrying ranger guide, Liesl Eichenberger - a cross between Lara Croft and Michael Schumacher as she raced us across the plains, one hand on the wheel and hanging over the side to spot wildlife trails.
Groups of five visitors are assigned to an open-air land rover and a local tracker and ranger guide.