bushranger

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bush·rang·er

 (bo͝osh′rān′jər)
n.
1. One who lives in the wilderness.
2. An outlaw living in the Australian bush.
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bushranger

(ˈbʊʃˌreɪndʒə)
n
1. history Austral an escaped convict or robber living in the bush
2. US a person who lives away from civilization; backwoodsman
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bush•rang•er

(ˈbʊʃˌreɪn dʒər)

n.
1. a person who lives in the bush or woods.
2. Australian. a person who lives by robbing residents of the bush.
[1810–20]
bush′rang`ing, n.
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Translations

bushranger

[ˈbʊʃˌreɪndʒəʳ] N (Australia) → bandido m
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The Bush Rangers, who are wearing some fetching chef hats, start off proceedings by sending some rotten tomatoes down the chute.
These included ex-hunters who've adapted their skills to benefit wildlife research and the bush rangers who patrol the international borders on the lookout for illegal loggers and diamond miners.
OIG, Aiman Qaisar XI and Coastal XI are in Group A, Assarain, Sri Lankan XI and Century CC are in Group B; Mobile Plus, Bush Rangers and Asfandyar XI are in Group C while Asad XI, OEC and United Metals are placed in Group D.
When the bush rangers came in to remove Huggy's helmet, he felt something moving in his lughole.
And remarkably, despite the McCain-Feingold law's goal of reducing the influence of wealthy "superdonors," many of Bush's top fundraisers are the same people who have historically dominated the campaign finance system: A Mother Jones analysis of campaign data has found that of the top 10 Republican donors from the pre-McCain-Feingold era, six are now Bush Rangers or Pioneers.