hunting ground


noun

a section or area for hunting game.

Origin of hunting ground

An Americanism dating back to 1650–60
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hunting ground

noun

the area of a hunt
Also called: happy hunting ground any place containing a supply of what is wanted or in which a search is conductedsome resorts are a happy hunting ground for souvenirs
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