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hunting ground

noun

  1. a section or area for hunting game.


hunting ground

noun

  1. the area of a hunt
  2. Also calledhappy 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



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Word History and Origins

Origin of hunting ground1

An Americanism dating back to 1650–60

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Example Sentences

Such planets are thought to be the best hunting ground for moons, being far from the gravitational influence of their star and large enough to support potentially massive moons.

They were not so lucid as I stalked my hunting ground that night at Temenggor lake.

Palm Beach was the prime hunting ground where the M.F. went snouting for his investor prey.

She found his tracks and followed them until they crossed the boundary of the hunting ground.

Mark out in your sand-box the boundary lines of the hunting ground of the Horse clan.

Climb a hill, or look out of a high window, and see if you can find land which at one time was a good hunting ground.

His principal hunting-ground was from the mouth of the Arkansas north to the Tennessee line.

One day when I went to the pasture to get the hotel keeper's cows, I ran into Jack hunting ground squirrels with his dog.

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