hunting ground


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hunting ground

n
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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"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.
Beyond them he knew must be the fertile hunting grounds of which Manu had told.
Indian Trail.- Rough Mountain Travelling.- Sufferings From Hunger and Thirst- Powder River.- Game in Abundance.-A Hunter's Paradise.- Mountain Peak Seen at a Great Distance.- One of the Bighorn Chain.- Rocky Mountains.- Extent.- Appearance.- Height.- The Great American Desert.- Various Characteristics of the Mountains.- Indian Superstitions Concerning Them.- Land of Souls.- Towns of the Free and Generous Spirits- Happy Hunting Grounds.
To this rendezvous repair the various brigades of trappers from their widely separated hunting grounds, bringing in the products of their year's campaign.
my fathers call me to the happy hunting grounds. The path is clear, and the eyes of Mohegan grow young.
"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!"
'I am here because this place used to be my hunting ground. My house is not far from here.
If we are to keep bowhunting alive, we must have quality hunting ground, or nothing else matters.
'This is where we won our first title and it's a good hunting ground for us.
Mount Amuyao has been described as a traditional hunting ground for Barlig residents that has become a popular trekking destination, especially Hunters' Cave.
Happy hunting ground Anton Chigurh makes his first start at Carlisle since winning over course and distance on his only start here nearly four years ago.