the area in which an animal normally lives.
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Origin of home range
First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for home range
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.
They are good men; they are trustworthy; they understand ranch conditions and they know what loyalty to the home-range means.
British Dictionary definitions for home range
ecology the area in which an animal normally ranges
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