Dictionary.com

range line

Save This Word!

noun

(in U.S. public-land surveys) one of two parallel lines running north and south that define the east and west borders of a township.Compare township (def. 2), township line.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!

In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of range line

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Learning At Home Just Got Easier!