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home range

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noun Ecology.
  1. the area in which an animal normally lives.

Origin of home range

First recorded in 1880–85
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Historical Examples

  • They are good men; they are trustworthy; they understand ranch conditions and they know what loyalty to the home-range means.

    Judith of Blue Lake Ranch

    Jackson Gregory

  • There was such a thing as loyalty to the home-range, and in the half-year he had worked here it had become a part of him.


British Dictionary definitions for home range

home range

noun
  1. ecology the area in which an animal normally ranges
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