hunting ground

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hunting ground

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1. (Hunting) the area of a hunt
2. Also called: happy hunting ground any place containing a supply of what is wanted or in which a search is conducted: some resorts are a happy hunting ground for souvenirs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hunting ground - a place where opportunities abound
chance, opportunity - a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances; "the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington"; "now is your chance"
2.hunting ground - an area in which game is hunted
area, country - a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country"
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Towns of the Free and Generous Spirits- Happy Hunting Grounds.
Beyond them he knew must be the fertile hunting grounds of which Manu had told.
For there," and he pointed due west, "is much hunting; but between lies a great place where there is no food and no water, so they must go that way," and again he swung his hand through the half-circle that explained to Tarzan the great detour the apes made to come to their hunting ground to the west.
Far in the distance he saw another range of mountains beyond which he felt must lie the hunting ground of the Mangani.
To this rendezvous repair the various brigades of trappers from their widely separated hunting grounds, bringing in the products of their year's campaign.
The runners from the people on the Big-river, tell us that your nation have traded with the Tawney-faces who live beyond the salt- lake, and that the prairies are now the hunting grounds of the Big- knives
At the same time, ducks can be banned from catching ducks in public hunting grounds, with the exception of the hunting grounds of the above-mentioned northern regions.
Red Book animals living in the territories of hunting grounds and specially protected natural areas in 2017:
Red and Ethiopian wolves have lost 99% of their hunting grounds, tigers have lost 95%, lions 94%, African wild dogs 93% and cheetahs 92%.
The predator is already threatened by melting sea ice destroying hunting grounds, and a new study of how the bears use their nose to seek prey questions whether the technique could be affected by the weather.
It was attended by representatives of the Fishery Department under the Ministry of Agriculture, non-governmental organizations, the National Academy of Sciences, international organizations for protection of the environment, as well as hunting grounds users.